New Clause 5 - Landlords acting through others

Renters (Reform) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 2:45 pm ar 28 Tachwedd 2023.

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“In the 1988 Act, after section 16F (inserted by section (

Nothing in section 16D or 16E prevents a landlord from fulfilling or contravening an obligation through another person acting on their behalf.’”—

This new clause is consequential on NC3 and NC4 and is expected to be inserted after NC4. It makes clear that the separate duties they impose on landlords’ contractors and on people acting or purporting to act on behalf of landlords are not intended to displace the application of common law principles about agency.

Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.