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Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

Section 48 – Joint contract-holders: joint liability etc.

162.Two or more persons who agree to rent a dwelling together are referred to as joint contract-holders in the Act. Where there are joint contract-holders under an occupation contract, this section provides (amongst other general provisions about how the Act operates in relation to joint contract-holders) that each joint contract-holder is fully liable in respect of the contract-holders’ obligations under the occupation contract.

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