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LANDLORDS

Smoke and Heat detectors

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

There should be a BS 5839 Pt 6 certificate for mains / long life battery smoke detectors

CO- Carbon Monoxide detector

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

Electrical Certificates

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

Appliances

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