Children and Families Bill

Amendment
to be moved
in grand committee

[Supplementary to the Tenth Marshalled List]

After Clause 88

LORD HARRISON

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Children’s welfare: fire detection

In section 11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (repairing obligations in
short leases), after subsection (1)(c), insert—

“(d)   if the lessor is informed that a child will be resident in the
dwelling-house, to keep in repair and proper working order
a smoke alarm”.”

Prepared 14th November 2013