ELECTRICAL SAFETY CERTIFICATES

18th August 2020

ELECTRICAL SAFETY CERTIFICATES We at Paul Wright & Co are making landlords and tenants aware of the new regulations put in place regarding the electrical safety of properties.

These new Regulations require landlords to have the electrical installations in their properties inspected and tested by a person who is qualified and competent, at least every 5 years. Landlords have to provide a copy of the electrical safety report to their tenants, and to their local authority if requested.

The regulations came into force on 1 June 2020, they apply to new tenancies from 1 July 2020 and existing tenancies from 1 April 2021. The relevant date for determining when the new requirements apply is the date on which the tenancy is granted. A new tenancy is one that was granted on or after 1 June 2020.

If you have any questions relating to the new regulations regarding Electrical Safety Certificates, please copy and paste the below link or call 01449 613678 and ask a member of the Paul Wright & Co team.


https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/electrical-safety-standards-in-the-private-rented-sector-guidance-for-landlords-tenants-and-local-authorities/guide-for-landlords-electrical-safety-standards-in-the-private-rented-sector
 
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