Home Information Packs

Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 16th October 2006.

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Photo of Michael Gove Michael Gove Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning)

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the maximum expected period of validity is for an energy performance certificate.

Photo of Yvette Cooper Yvette Cooper Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning)

The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive stipulates that the validity of the certificate shall not exceed 10 years. To ensure that homebuyers have up to date information, the Home Information Pack Regulations require that an energy performance certificate included in a Home Information Pack is no older than three months when the property is marketed for sale. This issue will be looked at further in the dry run.

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