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The Allocation of Housing and Homelessness (Eligibility) (Wales) Regulations 2014

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2.—(1) In these Regulations—

“the 1996 Act” (“Deddf 1996”) means the Housing Act 1996;

“the Accession Regulations 2013” (“Rheoliadau Ymaelodaeth 2013”) means the Accession of Croatia (Immigration and Worker Authorisation) Regulations 2013(1);

“the EEA Regulations” (“Rheoliadau yr AEE”) means the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006(2);

“the Immigration Rules” (“y Rheolau Mewnfudo”) means the rules laid down as mentioned in section 3(2) of the Immigration Act 1971(3) (general provisions for regulation and control);

“the Refugee Convention” (“y Confensiwn ynglŷn â Ffoaduriaid”) means the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees done at Geneva on 28 July 1951, as extended by Article 1(2) of the Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees done at New York on 31 January 1967; and

“sponsor” (“noddwr”) means a person who has given an undertaking in writing for the purposes of the Immigration Rules to be responsible for the maintenance and accommodation of another person.

(2) For the purposes of these Regulations—

(a)“jobseeker” (“ceisiwr gwaith”), “self-employed person” (“person hunangyflogedig”), and “worker” (“gweithiwr”) have the same meaning as for the purposes of the definition of a “qualified person” in regulation 6(1) of the EEA Regulations(4); and

(b)subject to paragraph (3), references to the family member of a jobseeker, self-employed person, or worker are to be construed in accordance with regulation 7 of those Regulations.

(3) For the purposes of regulations 4(2)(d) and 6(2)(d) “family member” (“aelod o deulu”) does not include a person who is treated as a family member by virtue of regulation 7(3) of the EEA Regulations.

(4)

See regulation 4 and regulation 6(2) to (4) of the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006.

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