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Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Act 2018

Section 8 – Information for tenants and prospective tenants

34.This section makes provision for information to be provided to tenants about the effect of this Act.

35.The Welsh Ministers must publish information which they think will help tenants to understand the effect of the Act within one month of the coming into force of this section. The Welsh Ministers must take all reasonable steps to provide every qualifying landlord and other relevant bodies with a copy of the information. In turn, qualifying landlords must provide all of their relevant tenants with a copy of the information, or with any of the information they consider to be relevant to their tenants. Qualifying landlords must provide the information to tenants within two months of the coming into force of section 8, or within one month of receiving the information published by the Welsh Ministers, whichever is earlier.

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