(2)No person may require the payment of a tenancy deposit in connection with a shorthold tenancy which is not to be subject to the requirement in subsection (1).
(3)Where a Landlord receives a tenancy deposit in connection with a shorthold tenancy, the initial requirements of an authorised scheme must be complied with by the landlord in relation to the deposit within the period of 14 days (changes to 30 days) beginning with the date on which it is received.
(4)For the purposes of this section “the initial requirements” of an authorised scheme are such requirements imposed by the scheme to be complied with by a Landlord on receiving such a tenancy deposit.
(5)A Landlord who has received such a tenancy deposit must give the Tenant and any relevant person such information relating to—
(a)the authorised scheme applying to the deposit,
(b)compliance by the Landlord with the initial requirements of the scheme in relation to the deposit, and
(c)the operation of provisions of this Chapter in relation to the deposit, as may be prescribed.
(6)The information required by subsection (5) must be given to the Tenant and any relevant person—
(a)in the prescribed form or in a form substantially to the same effect, and
(b)within the period of 14 days (changes to 30 days) beginning with the date on which the deposit is received by the Landlord.
(7)No person may, in connection with a shorthold tenancy, require a deposit which consists of other property than money.
(8)In subsection (7) “deposit” means a transfer of property intended to be held (by the Landlord or otherwise) as security for—
(a)the performance of any obligations of the Tenant, or
(b)the discharge of any liability of his, arising under or in connection with the tenancy.
(9)The provisions of this section apply despite any agreement to the contrary.
(10)In this section—
· “prescribed” means prescribed by an order made by the appropriate National authority;
· “property” means moveable property;
(b)that that they been notified by the Landlord that a particular authorised scheme applies to the deposit but has been unable to obtain confirmation from the scheme administrator that the deposit is being held in accordance with the scheme.
(a)order the person who appears to the court to be holding the deposit to repay it to the applicant, or
(4)The court must also word "Also" will be removed order the Landlord to pay to the applicant a sum of money equal to will be replaced with "not less than the amount of the deposit and not more than three times the amount of the deposit within the period of 14 days beginning with the date of the making of the order.
(6)In subsection (5) “deposit” has the meaning given by section 213(8).
(a) new "Subject to subsection (2A)" the deposit is not being held in accordance with an
(b)the initial requirements of such a scheme (see section 213(4)) have not been complied with in relation to the deposit. be replaced with "section 213(3) has not been complied with in relation to the deposit.”
(3)If any deposit given in connection with a shorthold tenancy could not be lawfully required as a result of section 213(7), no section 21 notice may be given in relation to the tenancy until such time as the property in question is returned to the person by whom it was given as a deposit.
(4)In subsection (3) “deposit” has the meaning given by section 213(8).
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