Legislation now in force requires that a Landlord or managing agent
shall ensure that electrical and gas equipment and the wiring system supplying it shall be in a safe
The Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 states that a Landlord is responsible
.... "to keep in repair and proper working order the installations in the dwelling house for the supply of
water, gas and electricity...."
In 1996 the government made law that all landlords who rent part, or all of a
property, must have all gas appliances and pipe work checked and a certificate to prove it every 12