A landlord who has received a tenancyin connection with a shorthold tenancy, must give the tenant and any information in a prescribed form relating to the authorised scheme and the protection of the within 30 days of receiving the . This is commonly referred to as the ‘ ’. [Housing Act 2004, Section 213 (5)]
Sanctions for not providing therelating to tenancy deposits
Nonotice may be given in relation to the tenancy until information in a prescribed form relating to the authorised scheme and protection of the is given to the tenant and any . [Housing Act 2004, Section 215 (2)]
Proceedings relating to tenancy deposits
The tenant or anymay make an application to the county court if the landlord has not given the in accordance with the law. Where an such an application is made during the tenancy the court must, as it thinks fit, either—
(a) order the person who appears to the court to be holding the
(b) order that person to pay the into the designated account held by the scheme administrator under an authorised custodial scheme,within the period of 14 days beginning with the date of the making of the order.
Where such an application is made after the tenancy has ended the court may order the person who appears to the court to be holding theto repay all or part of it to the applicant within the period of 14 days beginning with the date of the making of the order.
Regardless of whether the tenancy has ended or not if such an application is made to the court court must order the landlord to pay to the applicant a sum of money not less than the amount of theand not more than three times the amount of the within the period of 14 days beginning with the date of the making of the order. [Housing Act 2004, Section 214]
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