Above all, it is a legal requirement for the landlord to have gas works, and a gas safety record completed and signed in full.
For any reason, if landlords fail to satisfy the legal requirements for gas safety, they are responsible for serious charges and criminal prosecution.
Furthermore, if there is any injury due to a failure on the landlord’s part to secure a correct gas certificate / record then the criminal court can enforce extensive fines.
To clarify, if a death occurs as a result of landlord negligence through gas safety, the landlord can be charged with manslaughter.
Get a gas safety certificate to fulfil your obligation.