Energy Bill (HL Bill 54)

(1) Tenants’ energy efficiency improvements regulations may, in particular,
include provision about—

(a) the form, content and service of a request under the regulations;

(b) 10the form, content and service of any response by the landlord to a
request (including the period within which any response must be
given);

(c) exemptions from any requirement imposed by or under the
regulations;

(d) 15evidence relating to any requirement imposed by or under the
regulations.

(2) Provision falling within subsection (1)(c) includes, in particular, provision
about exemptions—

(a) relating to any necessary permissions or consents;

(b) 20relating to the likely negative impact on the value of a property of
consenting to the request.

(3) Provision falling within subsection (1)(d) includes, in particular, provision
about evidence for the purpose of demonstrating—

(a) an exemption from a requirement imposed by or under the regulations;

(b) 25that a property is not one in relation to which the regulations have
effect;

(c) that the improvements for which consent has been requested are not
relevant energy efficiency improvements within the meaning given by
the regulations.

45 30Sanctions for the purposes of tenants’ energy efficiency improvements
regulations: England and Wales

(1) Tenants’ energy efficiency improvements regulations may include provision
for the purpose of securing compliance with requirements imposed on
landlords by or under the regulations.

(2) 35Provision falling within subsection (1) includes, in particular, provision for a
tenant to apply to a court or tribunal for a ruling that a landlord has not
complied with a requirement imposed by or under the regulations.

(3) Where the regulations make provision for a tenant to make an application such
as is mentioned in subsection (2), the provision may, in particular, include
40provision—

(a) as to the jurisdiction of the court or tribunal to which an application
may be made;

(b) as to the grounds on which an application may be made;

(c) as to the procedure for making an application (including any fee which
45may be payable);