Statutory guidance

Mandatory client money protection

Guidance for local authorities on the enforcement of mandatory client money protection.


Mandatory client money protection

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The government has made it a legal requirement that property agents in the private rented sector holding client money must obtain membership from a government approved client money protection scheme from 1 April 2019.

This statutory guidance has been prepared as a guide for enforcement authorities to help them understand how to use their new powers to enforce mandatory client money protection.

Published 9 May 2019