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Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

Section 26 – Key matters of all occupation contracts

126.This section sets out the key matters which must be included in all occupation contracts. These are:

  • the address of the dwelling;

  • the occupation date (the date from which the contract-holder is able to occupy the dwelling);

  • the amount of rent or other consideration; and

  • the rental periods (for example weekly or monthly). ‘Rental period’ is defined in Section 252.

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