The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020

For those looking for something to read in bed… Here is the Act that has been laid before Parlimement.

Interesting to note that although the Regulations: BS7671, 2019 (18th Edition) says the EICR’s should be carried out after each change of Tenancy – This act avoids saying that… I say “avoids” because its wording is along the lines of ….

… every 5 years – or whenever the tester has stated…. (my paraphrase)

Read it for yourself here:,4SB5,94CDW,J6NJ,1