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Renting Homes (Amendment) (Wales) Act 2021

Schedule 3 – New Schedule 9B to the 2016 Act

58.New Schedule 9B lists those fixed term standard contracts that can be ended by giving notice under section 186 of the 2016 Act. These are descriptions of contracts under which it is considered reasonable for a landlord to have greater certainty over the ability to regain possession, in comparison to fixed term contracts generally. These contract descriptions include: a supported standard contract (in relation to supported accommodation - see section 143 of the 2016 Act); temporary accommodation for homeless persons; and service occupancies (where the contract-holder is required to occupy the dwelling under his or her contract of employment).

59.Schedule 9B may be amended by regulations by virtue of paragraph 11 of that Schedule. Any regulations made under that paragraph are subject to the affirmative procedure (see the amendment to section 256 of the 2016 Act in Schedule 6 to the Act).

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