The purpose of the Final Landlord Inspection is so the Parties can agree what Damage if any the Tenant has caused and should make good or pay to rectify by deduction from the Deposit held by the Landlord.
The landlord should really have checked all the areas during the Final Inspection, but sometimes things do genuinely get missed.
If you are not responsible for the additional item, you should immediately inform the Landlord that you dispute the items added after inspection and you will challenge the same at Court.
If however, you are responsible for the damage to the Additional items you are obliged to pay for them.
If the Parties cannot reach agreement as to which items have been damaged, the severity of the damage, the repair or replacement costs etc, and if the Landlord is holding a Deposit by an independent and free Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) service provided by the scheme the Deposit is secured with, which will aim to resolve any disputes quickly and without the need for Court action.
Each Deposit scheme will contain an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) service so both Tenant and Landlord will need to contact the appointed scheme. If both Parties agree to use the service, both will have to agree to accept its decision and both will not be able to apply to the Courts.
If you or your landlord do not agree to use the Tenancy Deposit Scheme service then the dispute will usually go to the Small Claims Court.
In short, there is nothing stopping a Landlord adding additional items to an Inspection Document, but it makes it much more difficult for the Landlord to prove you caused the damage during your Tenancy at ADR or Court.
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