Many will already be aware of the Scottish Fire bill passed in 2019 which was due to come in to force 01/02/21 but has been delayed by 12 months due to COVID. This is worth noting especially for Scottish Rural Estates.
Scottish fire safety legislation now requires that ALL HOMES (no matter whether owner occupied or let etc) MUST have as MINIMUM standard by LAW:
Essentially by 01/02/2022 every home in Scotland MUST have as an absolute minimum Grade D (1or2), Category LD2 interlined smoke/heat detection plus the carbon monoxide alarm where necessary.
This legislation applies only to Scotland at the moment; however, it is expected to follow in England & Wales by 2025.
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