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Regulation 45 Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015(MEES Regs 2015) provides that the amount of an unpaid financial penalty is recoverable from the landlord of domestic or non-domestic property as a debt owed to the enforcement authority. Which court and what process should be used?

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Published on LexisPSL on 18/09/2017

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  • Regulation 45 Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015(MEES Regs 2015) provides that the amount of an unpaid financial penalty is recoverable from the landlord of domestic or non-domestic property as a debt owed to the enforcement authority. Which court and what process should be used?

Regulation 45 Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015(MEES Regs 2015) provides that the amount of an unpaid financial penalty is recoverable from the landlord of domestic or non-domestic property as a debt owed to the enforcement authority. Which court and what process should be used?

Regulation 45 of the Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015, SI 2015/962 (MEES Regs 2015, SI 2015/962, reg 45) provides that the amount of an unpaid financial penalty is recoverable from the landlord of domestic or non-domestic property as a debt owed to the enforcement authority (either the local authority (domestic) or the local weights and measures authority (non-domestic)) and that in proceedings for the recovery of a financial penalty, a certificate which:

  1. purports to be signed by or on behalf of the person having responsibility for the financial affairs of the enforcement authority, and

  2. states that payment of the financial penalty was or was not received by a date specified in the certificate

is evidence of the facts stated. Which court and by what process should an enforcement authority bring such application in? Could other debt recovery options, such as the service of statutory demand be used to recover the penalty?

The MEES Regs 2015, SI 2015/962 will place restrictions upon the letting of ‘sub standard property’. Sub standard property is what where

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