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Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

Section 141 – Joint contract-holder’s interest

344.Where a fixed term standard contract contains a term that allows a joint contract-holder to transfer their rights and obligations under the contract to another person, the contract must also provide that if the contract-holder fails to give notice of the transfer to the other joint contract-holders, the transfer cannot made. The contract must also provide that the person to whom the rights and obligations are transferred may only occupy the dwelling with the consent of the other joint contract-holders.

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