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Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

Section 27 – Further key matters of standard contracts

127.This section sets out the additional key matters which must be included in all standard contracts. These are:

  • whether the contract is periodic or made for a fixed term;

  • if it is made for a fixed term, the term for which it is made (how long does the contract run, when does it begin and when does it end);

  • any periods during which the contract-holder is not entitled to occupy the dwelling as a home (for example, to allow student accommodation to be used for other purposes during vacations periods).

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