Explanatory Notes

Housing (Wales) Act 2014


17 September 2014

Commentary on Sections

Part 2 Homelessness

Section 88 – Right of appeal to county court on point of law

171.This makes provision allowing appeals to be made by an applicant to the county court on points of law arising in connection with a review under section 85.

172.A court may, on appeal, make such order it thinks fit, confirming, quashing or varying a decision made by a local housing authority. Subsection (5) gives the authority a power to provide temporary accommodation pending appeal if the applicant was owed a duty under sections 68, 75 or 82.