New Clause 17 - Interpretation of Chapter 2A

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

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“In this Chapter—

‘benefits claimant’ means a person who is entitled to payments under or by virtue of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 or the Welfare Reform Act 2012, or would be so entitled were a relevant tenancy to be granted to the person;

‘child’ means a person under the age of 18;

‘dwelling’ means a ‘dwelling-house’ within the meaning of Part 1 of the 1988 Act (see section 45 of that Act) in England;

‘prospective landlord’ means a person who proposes to let a dwelling on a relevant tenancy;

‘prospective tenant’ means a person seeking to find a dwelling to rent;

‘regulated tenancy’ has the same meaning as in the Rent Act 1977 (see section 18 of that Act);

‘relevant person’, in relation to a relevant tenancy, means—

(a) the prospective landlord;

(b) a person acting or purporting to act directly or indirectly on behalf of the prospective landlord;

‘relevant tenancy’ means an assured tenancy within the meaning of the 1988 Act, other than a tenancy that is—

(a) a tenancy of social housing, within the meaning of Part 2 of the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008, or