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Prohibition of letting and management without registration and licenceE+W

12Meaning of property management workE+W

(1)In this Part, “property management work” means doing any of the following things—

(a)collecting rent;

(b)being the principal point of contact for the tenant in relation to matters arising under the tenancy;

(c)making arrangements with a person to carry out repairs or maintenance;

(d)making arrangements with a tenant or occupier of the dwelling to secure access to the dwelling for any purpose;

(e)checking the contents or condition of the dwelling, or arranging for them to be checked;

(f)serving notice to terminate a tenancy.

(2)But “property management work” does not include doing any one of the things in paragraphs (b) to (f) of subsection (1) when done by a person who—

(a)does no other thing within subsection (1), and

(b)does nothing within section 10(1) in respect of the dwelling.

(3)“Property management work” also does not include—

(a)doing things under a contract of service or apprenticeship with a landlord;

(b)doing things under a contract of service or apprenticeship, or a contract for services, with a person who is—

(i)instructed to carry out the work by a landlord, and

(ii)licensed to do so under this Part;

(c)anything done by a local housing authority (whether or not in exercise of its functions as a local housing authority);

(d)things of a description, or things done by a person of a description, specified for the purposes of this section in an order made by the Welsh Ministers.

Commencement Information

I1S. 12 in force at 1.12.2014 for specified purposes by S.I. 2014/3127, art. 2(b), Sch. Pt. 2

I2S. 12 in force at 23.11.2016 in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2016/1066, art. 2