46. Fundamental provisions and supplementary provisions of occupation contracts.

As from a day to be appointed1, the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 establishes the concept of the 'fundamental provision' (that is, a provision of the Act which automatically becomes a term of an occupation contract to which it applies)2. Once a fundamental provision is incorporated into an occupation contract, it is referred to as a 'fundamental term' of the contract3. Some fundamental provisions apply only to certain kinds of occupation contract, however4. At the creation of the contract, the parties can agree that a fundamental provision will be included in the contract with changes (referred to as 'modifications'),