If you let property you must ensure that the electrical system and all appliances supplied are safe – failure to comply with the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994 and the The Consumer Protection Act 1987 is a criminal offence and may result in:
A fine of £5,000 per item not complying
Six month’s imprisonment
Possible manslaughter charges in the even of deaths
The Tenant may also sue you for civil damages
Your property insurance may be invalidated
These regulations are enforced by the Health & Safety Executive.