Supplementary Order Paper No 172

Clause 6

After clause 6(2) (page 4, after line 14), insert:

(2A)

In section 13A(1), repeal paragraph (m).

In clause 6, before new section 13A(1A) (page 4, before line 16), insert:

(1AA)

A tenancy agreement must include a statement that, when the tenancy terminates, the tenant has the right to renew the tenancy.

(1AAB)

A tenancy agreement must include a statement of the criteria the landlord must use to calculate any future rent increase.

(1AAC)

A tenancy agreement must not include a statement that the tenant is required to pay any fee or other charge for services rendered by any solicitor or letting agent relating to the grant or assignment of the tenancy.

(1AAD)

A tenancy agreement for a fixed-term tenancy must be for a 3-year term, unless the landlord and tenant agree otherwise.