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New Legislation For Carbon Monoxide Alarms In Rented Dwellings - Effective October 1st 2015..

New Legislation - Are You Compliant?.

* Landlords must fit a Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarm in every room with a solid fuel burning appliance, & also highly recommended rooms with Gas appliances.

* Landlords must fit a smoke alarm on every storey.

* Alarms must be tested and working on the start of each tenancy.

* Penalties of up to £5,000 for those that flaunt the rule. It is outlined that the relevant Local Authority will enforce this.


See leading manufacturer AICOs explanation here.


For quick answers to common questions a Question & Answer Booklet can be downloaded.

Please see the following The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015 link for the information you and your clients need to stay safe.


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