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Renting Homes (Amendment) (Wales) Act 2021

Section 2 – Landlord’s break clause under fixed term standard contract: minimum notice period

19.This section amends the minimum notice period applicable to a landlord’s break clause from two months to six months, to be consistent with the notice period in respect of periodic standard contracts under section 174.

20.This section also inserts new section 195A into the 2016 Act. It provides that, for certain fixed term standard contracts, the minimum period of notice to be specified in a notice under a landlord’s break clause remains 2 months. These contracts are listed in new Schedule 8A to the 2016 Act (inserted by Schedule 1 to the Act).

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