Electrical Safety Standards - Landlords' Obligations

Posted 29th January 2021 at 18:04

The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 apply to all new tenancies from 1 July 2020 and existing tenancies from 1 April 2021 LEGAL OBLIGATIONS OF LANDLORDS UNDER THE REGULATIONS Landlords have a legal obligation to make sure the electrical installations in their rented properties are safe. Under the regulations, they must: Ensure national standards for electrical safety are met. These are set out in the 18th edition of the ‘Wiring Regulations’, which...

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