Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 in Residential Property, Tenancy | Comments Off on SMOKE AND CARBON MONOXIDE ALARM (ENGLAND) REGULATIONS PASSED

THE NEW REGULATION On 11 March 2015 it was announced that landlords would be required to install and check smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in their residential properties.  New regulations were passed by both Houses of Parliament on Monday 14 September 2015. The Regulations effect England only and came into force on 1st October 2015. The Government has introduced the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations (2015) to make landlords in the private rented sector in England responsible for ensuring that smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are appropriately installed and are in proper...

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The Deregulation Act 2015

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in Deposit, Research, Residential Property, Tenancy | 0 comments

On 26 March 2015 the Deregulation Act 2015 received Royal Assent and brings important legislative changes in deposit protection and Section 21 notices. The changes made attempt to clarify the issues created by the court cases of Superstrike vs Rodrigues and Charalambous vs Ng. Tenancy Deposit Protection and Section 21 Notice – What the changes mean- Summary If you have taken a deposit on any Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) before April 2007 and it is not protected then the deposit must be protected and Prescribed Information (PI) served, otherwise you will not be able to issue a...

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