An Important or Flawed Gas Safety Ruling
7th Feb 2024

An Important or Flawed Gas Safety Ruling

In light of a recent country court decision concerning requirements to provide installation documentation after the start of a tenancy, we return to the subject of gas safety. While the decision is not binding on other courts, given the widespread reporting of the case, we can surmise that other courts may be mindful of the decision.

Our article details what the Gas Safety Regulations 1998 say in relation to the 'Duties of Landlords.' We look at the Hastings County Court case involving a new boiler that was installed at a tenanted property, and the implications the Judge’s decision could have on landlords and agents, who may decide to change gas safety regulation practices.

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