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Energy Act 2011

Section 48: Sanctions for the purposes of tenants’ energy efficiency improvements regulations

136.Subsection (1) of this section enables the Secretary of State to make provision in the regulations for the purpose of securing that landlords comply with any requirements imposed by or under the tenants’ energy efficiency improvements regulations.

137.Subsection (2) enables the Secretary of State to make provision for a tenant to make an application to a court or tribunal for a ruling that a landlord has not complied with a requirement imposed by the regulations.

138.Subsections (3) to (8) describe in greater detail the type of provision which the Secretary of State may make in relation to matters such as the tenant’s application to a court or tribunal, the procedure for making such an application, the grounds upon which an application may be made, the powers of the court or tribunal and how a landlord or tenant may appeal against any decision of a court or tribunal.

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