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Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

Part 1 – Introductory

168.Schedule 6 sets out circumstances which must be taken into account, so far as are relevant, for the purpose of determining whether a landlord has acted reasonably in refusing consent or imposing a condition on the grant of consent in various circumstances. The schedule applies only to consents under the following sections:

  • Section 49 - Adding a joint contract-holder;

  • Section 57 – Permissible forms of dealing (for example, consenting to creating a tenancy or licence, to a transfer of the contract, or to a mortgage, if the contract permits that);

  • Section 114 - transfer of secure contract to a potential successor;

  • Section 118 - Transfer of secure contract with a community landlord to another secure contract-holder.

169.Part 2 sets out circumstances that may be relevant to all of the above consents. Part 3 sets out circumstances that may be relevant to particular transactions.

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