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Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Act 2019

Commentary on Sections

Part 2 – Prohibitions of Certain Payments

Section 5 – Non-binding contract terms

35.This section provides that any term of a contract which requires a contract-holder to make a prohibited payment, or to enter into a contract for services or make a loan as prohibited by the Act, is not binding on the contract-holder. The rest of the contract continues to have effect (so far as practicable).

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