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Landlord Certificates

If you rent out a property there are a number of legal obligations that you must meet. Failure to comply can result in heavy penalties, so make sure that you keep up to date with current requirements.

Maintain all gas appliances It is the duty of landlord to ensure that all the gas appliances,flues and gas pipework they provide for tenants' use are maintained in a safe condition at all times.

Enlist approved professionals Landlords are required to ensure any tradesman who carries out gas repairs or maintenance on any gas installation is a Gas Safe Register approved professional.

Arrange an annual safety checkLandlords must obtain an annual CP12 service proving safety compliance for each property. Upon completion the engineer will issue the landlord with a CP12 Certificate.

Landlords must provide their tenants with a copy of the CP12 certificate within 28 days of the check being completed, and to any new tenant before they move in.