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Written by Jarnail S Sihra   
Tuesday, 12 August 2008
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If you let property you must ensure that the electrical system and all appliances supplied are safe - failure to comply with the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994 and the The Consumer Protection Act 1987 is a criminal offence and may result in:

  • A fine of £5,000 per item not complying
  • Six month's imprisonment
  • Possible manslaughter charges in the even of deaths
  • The Tenant may also sue you for civil damages
  • Your property insurance may be invalidated 

These regulations are enforced by the Health & Safety Executive.

There is no statutory requirement to have annual safety checks on electrical equipment as there is with gas, but it is advisable for landlords to have periodic checks done by a qualified electrician. 

 

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Address:

 

 

 

Shield Property Sales LLP

Meanwood Buildings

277a Meanwood Road

Leeds

West Yourkshire

LS7 2JD

 

E-mail:

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Telephone:

0113 245 0055

Fax:

0113 245 4343

 

Information:

Other Contact Details --- Mobile : 07958 728505 --- Accounts : 0113 3948000

Last Updated ( Friday, 10 October 2008 )
 
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