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May 1 2020, in News, by Lewis Delicata

Electrical Safety coming into Force 1st July 2020

Electrical Safety - coming into Force 1st July 2020

The Government has this recently published The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 which has finally outlined their intentions to formalise mandatory electrical installation inspection and testing in the Private Rented Sector.

The legislation has been in consultation for a number of years but has received cross party support and it is anticipated that there will be no issues with the draft statutory instrument progressing through both Houses of Parliament on its passage to becoming law.

Key points that landlords need to note are:

  • Requirement to carry out electrical installation inspection and testing report on all new tenancies from …


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