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Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

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5Overview of Parts 3 to 9: operation and termination of occupation contracts

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(1)Parts 3 to 9 concern occupation contracts.

(2)Part 3 applies to all occupation contracts; it deals with a range of matters about the rights and obligations of parties to occupation contracts.

(3)Parts 4 to 8 apply only to specific kinds of occupation contract—

(a)Part 4 concerns landlords’ obligations relating to the condition of dwellings; Chapter 2 (which sets out the obligations) applies to all occupation contracts except fixed term standard contracts for a term of seven years or more, and Chapters 1 and 3 are of general application,

(b)Part 5 applies to secure contracts only (and section 118 applies only to secure contracts with a community landlord),

(c)Part 6 applies to periodic standard contracts only,

(d)Part 7 applies to fixed term standard contracts only, and

(e)Part 8 applies to supported standard contracts only (a supported standard contract is an occupation contract which relates to accommodation provided in connection with support services).

(4)Part 9 concerns the termination of occupation contracts; in particular, it contains—

(a)Chapters which apply to all occupation contracts, and

(b)Chapters which apply only to specific kinds of occupation contract.

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