Explanatory Notes

Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016


18 January 2016

Commentary on Sections

Part 7 - Provisions Applying Only to Fixed Term Standard Contracts

Chapter 2 – Exclusion for Specified Periods
Section 133 – Exclusion of contract-holder from dwelling for specified periods

330.A fixed term standard contract may specify periods when the contract-holder cannot occupy the dwelling as a home. This will be particularly useful in relation to certain kinds of contract-holder and certain kinds of landlord. For example, in relation to contract-holders who are students, as student accommodation is often used for alternative purposes during vacation periods.