First landlord fined for non-compliance with electrical checks laws

An unnamed landlord in Coventry has been fined £1,600 after failing to provide proof that he had completed mandatory electrical safety checks at a property of his in the city centre.

Council officials claim the man is the first landlord in the UK to be given such as fine, putting millions of le...

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2 Comments

  1. David Price

    Was this fine for an unsafe electrical system or just for the absence of a certificate?

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      Just stated as not complying, so could be either.

      The Coventry Evening Telegraph carries a bit more, stating

      “The landlord has committed multiple offences both recently and in the past, all of which are serious in their nature, and has put multiple tenants at risk of harm. We’ve provided lots of advice to the landlord, but he has continued to contravene the law and there are no signs of improvement.”

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