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  • specified provision(s) savings for amendments by 2018 anaw 1, s. 6, Sch. 6 by S.I. 2019/110 reg. 5

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(introduced by sections 174, 174A, 195 and 195A)

[F1SCHEDULE 8AE+WSTANDARD CONTRACTS WHICH CAN BE TERMINATED ON TWO MONTHS' NOTICE UNDER SECTION 173 OR A LANDLORD'S BREAK CLAUSE

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Notes

Prohibited conduct standard contractsE+W

1E+WA prohibited conduct standard contract.

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 8A para. 1 in force at 1.12.2022 by S.I. 2022/906, art. 2

Tenancies and licences which are occupation contracts because of notice given under Part 2 of Schedule 2E+W

2E+WA standard contract which would not be an occupation contract but for a notice under paragraph 3 of Schedule 2 (holiday accommodation; care institutions; temporary expedients; shared accommodation).

Commencement Information

I2Sch. 8A para. 2 in force at 1.12.2022 by S.I. 2022/906, art. 2

Accommodation for students in higher educationE+W

3(1)A standard contract where—E+W

(a)the landlord is a higher education institution, and

(b)the right to occupy is conferred for the purpose of enabling the contract-holder to attend a course of study at that institution, or at another higher education institution (whether or not the right to occupy is also conferred for another purpose).

(2)Higher education institution” means an institution in the higher education sector (within the meaning of section 91(5) of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (c. 13)).

Commencement Information

I3Sch. 8A para. 3 in force at 1.12.2022 by S.I. 2022/906, art. 2

Supported accommodationE+W

4E+WA supported standard contract.

Commencement Information

I4Sch. 8A para. 4 in force at 1.12.2022 by S.I. 2022/906, art. 2

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Textual Amendments

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Accommodation for homeless personsE+W

6E+WA standard contract made as described in paragraph 11 or 12 of Schedule 2 (accommodation for homeless persons).

Commencement Information

I5Sch. 8A para. 6 in force at 1.12.2022 by S.I. 2022/906, art. 2

Service occupancyE+W

7E+WA standard contract where the contract-holder is required by his or her contract of employment to occupy the dwelling.

Commencement Information

I6Sch. 8A para. 7 in force at 1.12.2022 by S.I. 2022/906, art. 2

Service occupancy: policeE+W

8E+WA standard contract where—

(a)the contract-holder is a member of a police force, and

(b)the dwelling is provided for the contract-holder free of rent under regulations made under section 50 of the Police Act 1996 (c. 16) (general regulations as to government, administration and conditions of service).

Commencement Information

I7Sch. 8A para. 8 in force at 1.12.2022 by S.I. 2022/906, art. 2

Service occupancy: fire and rescue servicesE+W

9E+WA standard contract where—

(a)the contract-holder is an employee of a fire and rescue authority,

(b)the contract-holder's contract of employment requires him or her to live in close proximity to a particular fire station, and

(c)the dwelling is provided to him or her by the fire and rescue authority in consequence of that requirement.

Commencement Information

I8Sch. 8A para. 9 in force at 1.12.2022 by S.I. 2022/906, art. 2

Temporary accommodation: land acquired for developmentE+W

10(1)A standard contract where—E+W

(a)the land the dwelling is on (including any land occupied together with the dwelling other than agricultural land exceeding 0.809 hectares) is, or is part of, land which has been acquired for development, and

(b)the dwelling is used by the landlord as temporary housing accommodation pending development of the land.

(2)Development” has the meaning given by section 55 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8).

Commencement Information

I9Sch. 8A para. 10 in force at 1.12.2022 by S.I. 2022/906, art. 2

Temporary accommodation: short-term arrangementsE+W

11E+WA standard contract where—

(a)the dwelling has been let to the landlord with vacant possession for use as temporary housing accommodation,

(b)the terms on which it has been let include provision for the lessor to obtain vacant possession from the landlord at the end of a specified period or when required by the lessor,

(c)the lessor is not a community landlord, and

(d)the landlord has no interest in the dwelling other than under the lease in question or as mortgagor.

Commencement Information

I10Sch. 8A para. 11 in force at 1.12.2022 by S.I. 2022/906, art. 2

Temporary accommodation: accommodation during worksE+W

12(1)A standard contract where—E+W

(a)the dwelling (the “temporary dwelling”) has been made available for occupation by the contract-holder while works are carried out on the dwelling previously occupied by the contract-holder as a home,

(b)the landlord of the temporary dwelling is not the same as the landlord of the dwelling previously occupied by the contract-holder (the “old dwelling”), and

(c)the contract-holder was not a contract-holder under a secure contract of the old dwelling at the time when the contract-holder ceased to occupy it as a home.

(2)In this paragraph, references to the contract-holder include references to the contract-holder's predecessor.

(3)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (2), a person is a predecessor of a contract-holder under a standard contract if that person was an earlier contract-holder under the same contract.

Commencement Information

I11Sch. 8A para. 12 in force at 1.12.2022 by S.I. 2022/906, art. 2

Power to amend ScheduleE+W

13E+WThe Welsh Ministers may by regulations amend this Schedule.]

Commencement Information

I12Sch. 8A para. 13 in force at 1.12.2022 by S.I. 2022/906, art. 2

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