michaelwgroves

Registered with Property118.com
Sunday 30th October 2016


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 127

michaelwgroves

14:40 PM, 14th May 2021, About a month ago

New EICR to cover any changes made by outgoing tenant?

Reply to the comment left by Seething Landlord at 14/05/2021 - 14:04
It was a good debate, always good to learn something.... Read More

michaelwgroves

13:33 PM, 14th May 2021, About a month ago

New EICR to cover any changes made by outgoing tenant?

Reply to the comment left by Seething Landlord at 14/05/2021 - 13:07
Yes, I must confess I've done a bit of a U-Turn since we started the debate. But agree, you don't need "change of occupancy". It's up to the landlord.
This also means HMO's are no longer an issue.... Read More

michaelwgroves

12:35 PM, 14th May 2021, About a month ago

New EICR to cover any changes made by outgoing tenant?

Reply to the comment left by Seething Landlord at 14/05/2021 - 12:23(3) Following the inspection and testing required under sub-paragraphs (1)(b) and (c) a private landlord must—
(a)obtain a report from the person conducting that inspection and test, which gives the results of the inspection and test and the date of the next inspection and test;
I agree the qualified person must produce the report, but it is the responsible person who advises which date is put on the report.
The responsible person is the only person able to do this. The qualified person only has knowledge of the fixed wiring he has tested, not what the property will be used for and any maintenance schedules that might be undertaken.
The legislation simply points to the 18th edition for the details on testing and form contents. The 18th edition talks consistently about the responsible person.... Read More

michaelwgroves

11:37 AM, 14th May 2021, About a month ago

New EICR to cover any changes made by outgoing tenant?

Reply to the comment left by Seething Landlord at 14/05/2021 - 11:32
But as the responsible person, he can dictate the frequency in the report. Then yes, he needs to abide by what he says.... Read More

michaelwgroves

11:26 AM, 14th May 2021, About a month ago

New EICR to cover any changes made by outgoing tenant?

Reply to the comment left by Mike at 14/05/2021 - 11:09
It's only a problem if you don't get boiler inspected as per legislation.... Read More