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Yes, in respect of the deposit, the LL registered it:
Late (in excess of 2 months) so well outside the 30 days,
And mis-stated the date he received it,
And failed to register an interested party,
Failed to provide the certificate & PI to tenants within required time,
Failed to provide the certificate &PI to interested party at all.
Do you know, with current court claims what a judge may typically award bearing in mind it can be between 1 and 3 times?