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Did the contract allow for this charge please?
no. though the landlord feels that he would have not incurred this charge had the tenants moved out when they were supposed to
Then the Landlord can't charge for this
If the contract does not allow it, the Landlord can't charge.
Can I clarify anything for you about this?
There is a clause says
It is hereby agreed that the reasonable cost incurred in compensating the landlord for, or for rectifying or remedying any major breach by the tenant of the tenants obligations under the tenancy agreement etc
Its not a major breach, that refers to legal proceedings etc
He can't charge for something he is legally obliged to do anyway
Does that clarify?
waht would be a major breach if having to be evicted isnt ? though I understand he cantcharge for something he is oblidged to do though he would not have had to do this had they moved out
Its a legal requirement to have a gas safety
A major breach is not paying rent etc
But the Landlord is required by law to do this so can't charge the tenanbt
Its his obligation
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