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SCHEDULE 2SSTATUTORY TERMS REQUIRED BY SECTION 8

(introduced by section 8)

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Notes

Rent receiptsS

1SWhere any payment of rent is made in cash, the landlord must provide the tenant with a written receipt for the payment stating—

(a)the amount paid, and

(b)either (as the case may be)—

(i)the amount which remains outstanding, or

(ii)confirmation that no further amount remains outstanding.

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I1Sch. 2 para. 1 in force at 31.10.2016 by S.S.I. 2016/298, reg. 2, sch.

Rent increasesS

2SThe rent may be increased in accordance with Chapter 2 of Part 4.

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I2Sch. 2 para. 2 in force at 31.10.2016 by S.S.I. 2016/298, reg. 2, sch.

Notification about other residentsS

3SIf a person aged 16 or over (who is not a joint tenant) occupies the let property with the tenant as that person's only or principal home, the tenant must tell the landlord in writing—

(a)that person's name, and

(b)the person's relationship to the tenant.

Commencement Information

I3Sch. 2 para. 3 in force at 31.10.2016 by S.S.I. 2016/298, reg. 2, sch.

4SIf—

(a)in accordance with the term specified in paragraph 3, the landlord has been told about a person occupying the let property, and

(b)that person has ceased to occupy the let property as that person's only or principal home,

the tenant must tell the landlord that.

Commencement Information

I4Sch. 2 para. 4 in force at 31.10.2016 by S.S.I. 2016/298, reg. 2, sch.

Subletting etc.S

5SThe tenant may not, without the written agreement of the landlord—

(a)sublet the let property (or any part of it),

(b)take in a lodger,

(c)assign the tenant's interest in the let property (or any part of it), or

(d)otherwise part with, or give up to another person, possession of the let property (or any part of it).

Commencement Information

I5Sch. 2 para. 5 in force at 31.10.2016 by S.S.I. 2016/298, reg. 2, sch.

Access for repairs etc.S

6SThe tenant is to allow reasonable access to the let property for an authorised purpose where––

(a)the tenant has been given at least 48 hours' notice, or

(b)access is required urgently for the purpose of—

(i)carrying out work on the let property, or

(ii)inspecting the let property in order to determine what work of a type mentioned in paragraph 7(1)(a) (if any) to carry out.

Commencement Information

I6Sch. 2 para. 6 in force at 31.10.2016 by S.S.I. 2016/298, reg. 2, sch.

7(1)The following are authorised purposes—S

(a)carrying out any work on the let property which the landlord has an entitlement or obligation to carry out,

(b)inspecting the let property—

(i)in order to determine what work of a type mentioned in paragraph (a) (if any) to carry out,

(ii)in pursuance of any entitlement or obligation which the landlord has to carry out an inspection,

(c)valuing the let property (or any part of it).

(2)References in sub-paragraph (1) to the landlord having an entitlement or obligation to do something are to the landlord having an entitlement or obligation to do the thing by virtue of—

(a)an enactment, or

(b)the terms of any agreement between the landlord and the tenant.

Commencement Information

I7Sch. 2 para. 7 in force at 31.10.2016 by S.S.I. 2016/298, reg. 2, sch.

8SThe tenant is to allow reasonable use of facilities within the let property in connection with anything done or to be done under the term specified in paragraph 6.

Commencement Information

I8Sch. 2 para. 8 in force at 31.10.2016 by S.S.I. 2016/298, reg. 2, sch.

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