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6. (1) The manager must supply to the local housing authority within 7 days of receiving a request in writing from that authority the latest gas appliance test certificate it has received in relation to the testing of any gas appliance at the HMO by a recognised engineer.
(2) In paragraph (1), “recognised engineer” means an engineer recognised by the Council of Registered Gas Installers as being competent to undertake such testing.
(3) The manager must—
(a)ensure that every fixed electrical installation is inspected and tested at intervals not exceeding five years by a person qualified to undertake such inspection and testing;
(b)obtain a certificate from the person conducting that test, specifying the results of the test; and
(c)supply that certificate to the local housing authority within 7 days of receiving a request in writing for it from that authority.
(4) The manager must not unreasonably cause the gas or electricity supply that is used by any occupier within the HMO to be interrupted.
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