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LANDLORDS

Smoke and Heat detectors
CO- Carbon Monoxide detector
Electrical Certificates
Appliances

Landlords must install, maintain and mains powered smoke detectors in their private rental dwelling.

There should be a BS 5839 Pt 6 certificate for mains smoke derctors

Landlords are required to install and maintain CO (carbon monoxide) detector(s) in most properties (usually not needed for all electric homes)

Private sector landlords should have the following certificates :

  • BS 5839 smoke detector certificate

  • EICR (electrical installation condition report)

Landlords need other certificates (such as Gas ones) which are not dealt with here

All appliances provided in the property at the start of the tenancy are the responsibility of the landlord.

These should be part of any electrical report

LANDLORD LEGAL INFO- SCOTLAND