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

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Part 2 – Prohibitions of Certain Payments

Section 8 – Meaning of “letting agent”, “letting works” and “property management work”

40.This section defines a letting agent as a person who carries out “lettings work” or “property management” work. Those terms have the meaning given in sections 10 and 12 of the 2014 Act. The effect is that a letting agent, for the purposes of the Act, will be a person who, by virtue of carrying out either lettings work or property management work (or both), is subject to the regulatory requirements applicable to letting agents in Part 1 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014.

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