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Gas Safety Certificate

Property Law

The Health & Safety Executive have just fined a landlord £2,000 for failing to provide a gas safety certificate in respect of a residential tenanted property.  This case highlights the importance of having the proper documentation in place if you are considering becoming a property investor.  The HSE have said that they “will not hesitate to prosecute landlords who fail in their duty of care to tenants in this way.”

If you are thinking of investing in property, or you already own property, and you require advice on your duties and obligations, please contact a member of our property department.

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