Permitted payments

Tenant Fees Bill – in the House of Commons at 4:49 pm on 5th September 2018.

Alert me about debates like this

Amendments made: 24, page 23, line 31, leave out

“that a tenant is required to make”.

This amendment and Amendments 25 and 29 to 42 clarify that a payment may be a permitted payment whether it is required to be made by the tenant or a person acting on behalf of, or who has guaranteed the payment of rent by, a tenant.

Amendment 25, page 23, line 32, leave out from first “the” to end of line 33 and insert

“tenancy agreement requires the payment to be made.”

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 24.

Amendment 26, page 23, line 38, leave out “loss suffered” and insert

“costs which—

() are reasonably incurred”.

This amendment and Amendment 28 means that, to be permitted payment, a default payment must be limited to the landlord’s or agent’s reasonable costs, which must also be evidenced in writing.

Amendment 27, page 23, line 38, at end insert “or letting agent”.

This amendment has the effect that a payment to a letting agent in the event of a default by the tenant may be a permitted payment where paragraph 4 of Schedule 1 applies.

Amendment 28, page 23, line 39, after “default,” insert “and

( ) are supported by evidence in writing which is provided to the person on whom the requirement to make the payment is imposed,”.

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 26.

Amendment 29, page 24, line 2, leave out

“that a tenant is required to make”.

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 24.

Amendment 30, page 24, line 15, leave out

“that a tenant is required to make”.

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 24.

Amendment 31, page 24, line 25, leave out

“that a tenant is required to make”.

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 24.

Amendment 32, page 24, line 38, leave out

“that a tenant is required to make”.

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 24.

Amendment 33, page 24, line 39, leave out from “payment” to end of line 41.

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 24.

Amendment 34, page 25, line 2, leave out

“that a tenant is required to make”.

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 24.

Amendment 35, page 25, line 3, leave out from first “the” to end of line 4 and insert

“tenancy agreement requires the payment to be made.”

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 24.

Amendment 36, page 25, line 5, leave out

“that a tenant is required to make”.

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 24.

Amendment 37, page 25, line 7, leave out from second “the” to end of line 8 and insert

“tenancy agreement requires the payment to be made.”

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 24.

Amendment 38, page 25, line 13, leave out

“that a tenant is required to make”.

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 24.

Amendment 39, page 25, leave out line 15 and insert

“tenancy agreement requires the payment to be made.”

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 24.

Amendment 40, page 25, line 19, leave out

“that a tenant is required to make”.

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 24.

Amendment 41, page 25, line 20, leave out from “the” to end of line 21 and insert

“tenancy agreement requires the payment to be made.”

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 24.

Amendment 42, page 25, line 22, leave out

“that a tenant is required to make”.—(Rishi Sunak.)

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 24.

Schedule 2