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Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Act 2019

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(1)This section gives an overview of the main provisions of this Act.

(2)Part 2 makes it an offence for a landlord or letting agent to require certain payments to be made or certain other steps to be taken in consideration of the grant, renewal or continuance of a standard occupation contract, or pursuant to a term of a standard occupation contract.

(3)Part 3 makes provision about the repayment of holding deposits (as defined in Schedule 1).

(4)Part 4 makes provision about enforcement, including provision about powers to require information, and fixed penalties.

(5)Part 5 makes provision for the recovery of payments prohibited by this Act, and of holding deposits withheld contrary to this Act.

(6)Part 6 gives the Welsh Ministers a power to make provision by regulations in relation to publicising certain fees charged by letting agents.

(7)Part 7 makes general provision, including provision about the procedural requirements for making regulations, and about Crown application.

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