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Deposit and tenancy commencement in 2006

11 Jul 2022 | 1 comment

Tenancy was taken out in 2005 a deposit was taken am I correct that it should’ve been protected in 2012 can you please provide guidance


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  1. guildy

    If the tenancy went periodic on or after 6 April 2007 when the rules took effect, it had to be protected in 2015 when the Deregulation Act provided a grace period.

    However, suppose it went periodic before 6 April 2007. In that case, there is no requirement to protect the deposit except if a section 21 notice is to be served. If section 21 is to be served, it must be either protected or repaid in full before the service of the notice.

    Please see here for full details.

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