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Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

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TABLE 1
CHAPTEROCCUPATION CONTRACTS TO WHICH IT APPLIESCONTENT OF CHAPTER
1All occupation contracts (except section 151, which applies only to introductory standard contracts and prohibited conduct standard contracts)

(a)ways in which occupation contracts may be ended,

(b)circumstances in which landlords may make a claim to the court for recovery of possession of a dwelling, and

(c)“possession notices”, which are notices landlords must give to contract-holders before making a possession claim under section 157 (breach of contract), section 161 (in relation to estate management grounds), sections 165 or 170 (recovery of possession after contract-holder's notice), section 181 or 187 (serious rent arrears) or section 191 (recovery of possession after use of contract-holder's break clause).

2All occupation contractsCertain circumstances in which occupation contracts can end without a possession claim.
3All occupation contracts

Landlords' possession claims on—

(a)

ground of contract-holder's breach of contract, and

(b)

estate management grounds.

4Secure contractsContract-holder's right to end the contract.
5Periodic standard contracts

(a)contract-holder's right to end the contract, and

(b)rights of landlord to end the contract and make a possession claim.

6 and 7Fixed term standard contracts

(a)what happens at the end of the term,

(b)contract-holder's right to end the contract, and

(c)rights of landlord to end the contract and make a possession claim.

8Introductory standard contracts and prohibited conduct standard contractsReview by landlord, when required by contract-holder, of landlord's decision to give a notice requiring possession on certain grounds.
9 and 10All occupation contracts

(a)powers of court in relation to all possession claims, and

(b)powers of court in relation to possession claims concerning discretionary grounds for possession.

11Secure contractsPowers and duties of court in relation to possession claims concerning a contract-holder's notice.
12Standard contractsPowers and duties of court in relation to possession claims concerning absolute grounds for possession.
13 to 15All occupation contracts

(a)rights of landlord in relation to abandonment of dwelling by contract-holder,

(b)termination and exclusion where there are joint contract-holders, and

(c)forfeiture and notices to quit not available in relation to occupation contracts.

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