Why did I receive a gas safety record before receiving a notice requiring possessions?

The Assured Shorthold Tenancy Notices and Prescribed Requirements (England) Regulations 2015 define “prescribed requirements”. A Section 21 notice may be given in relation to a dwelling-house in England at a time when the landlord is in breach of a prescribed requirement. The prescribed requirements are: the requirement to provide a tenant with an energy performance certificate (EPC) ; and […]

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Do I need a gas safety record for my newly installed gas boiler?

No – Part F, Regulation 36 of The Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 require that each appliance and flue is checked for safety within 12 months of being installed. Safety checking of a newly installed gas boiler is discretionary and sometimes arranged as a precautionary measure to check the newly installed boiler is safe. Further […]

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