Explanatory Notes

Housing (Wales) Act 2014


17 September 2014

Commentary on Sections

Part 1 Regulation of Private Rented Housing

Section 23 – Duty to update information

49.A licence holder must notify the licensing authority in writing of any change in the name of the licence holder and other changes that are set out in regulations made by the Welsh Ministers. Notification should be made within 28 days of the first day on which the licence holder knew, or should have known, of the change(s).

50.A licence holder who fails to comply with the requirements of this section and who does not have a reasonable excuse for failing to comply, is liable upon conviction to a fine not exceeding level 4 on the standard scale.