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  • Normally refers to the supply of services:
    • gas, electric, water and sewerage (essential services)
    • now extended to include other emerging services like Broadband internet, TV license.
  • Landlords are not permitted to withdraw essential utilities - this is harrassement.
  • Landlords must provide access to such essential services even though the tenant is paying for them.
Published: 11 November 2013 Last Updated: 17 November 2021