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The Secure Tenants of Local Housing Authorities (Right to Repair) Regulations 1994

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DefectPrescribed period (in working days)
Total loss of electric power1
Partial loss of electric power3
Unsafe power or lighting socket, or electrical fitting1
Total loss of water supply1
Partial loss of water supply3
Total or partial loss of gas supply1
Blocked flue to open fire or boiler1
Total or partial loss of space or water heating between 31st October and 1st May1
Total or partial loss of space or water heating between 30th April and 1st November3
Blocked or leaking foul drain, soil stack, or (where there is no other working toilet in the dwelling-house) toilet pan1
Toilet not flushing (where there is no other working toilet in the dwelling-house)1
Blocked sink, bath or basin3
Tap which cannot be turned3
Leaking from water or heating pipe, tank or cistern1
Leaking roof7
Insecure external window, door or lock1
Loose or detached bannister or hand rail3
Rotten timber flooring or stair tread3
Door entryphone not working7
Mechanical extractor fan in internal kitchen or bathroom not working7

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