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The Housing (Wales) Act 2014 (Commencement No. 8) Order 2016

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2.—(1) The appointed day for the coming into force of the following provisions of the Act is 23 November 2016.

(2) In Part 1 (Regulation of private rented housing)—

(a)section 4 (requirement for a landlord to be registered);

(b)section 5 (exceptions to the requirement for a landlord to be registered) for all remaining purposes;

(c)section 6 (requirement for landlords to be licensed to carry out lettings activities) for all remaining purposes;

(d)section 7 (requirement for landlords to be licensed to carry out property management activities) for all remaining purposes;

(e)section 8 (exceptions to requirements for landlords to be licensed) for all remaining purposes;

(f)section 9 (requirement for agents to be licensed to carry out lettings work);

(g)section 10 (meaning of lettings work) for all remaining purposes;

(h)section 11 (requirement for agents to be licensed to carry out property management work);

(i)section 12 (meaning of property management work) for all remaining purposes;

(j)section 13 (offence of appointing an unlicensed agent);

(k)section 28 (prosecution by a licensing authority or a local housing authority);

(l)section 29 (fixed penalty notices) for all remaining purposes;

(m)section 30 (rent stopping orders);

(n)section 31 (revocation of rent stopping orders);

(o)section 32 (rent repayment orders);

(p)section 33 (rent repayment orders: further provision);

(q)section 34 (power for Welsh Ministers to make regulations in relation to sections 32 and 33) for all remaining purposes;

(r)section 35 (offences by bodies corporate);

(s)section 40 (code of practice) for all remaining purposes;

(t)section 41 (guidance) for all remaining purposes;

(u)section 42 (directions) for all remaining purposes;

(v)section 43 (activity in contravention of this Part: effect on tenancy agreements);

(w)section 44 (restriction on terminating tenancies); and

(x)section 46 (regulations about fees) for all remaining purposes.

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