"duty holder" question, re Asbestos

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    "duty holder" question, re Asbestos

    I have a flat that is leased to a Housing association, I have just had a letter in regards to the ASBESTOS WORK ACT, and they claim the "Freeholder is the duty holder and they are responsible for compliance to this Act.
    However, I have read online and the like that it is the person who actually has the responsibility for maintenance and/or who share an interest in the property, ie me the Landlord, and the Housing association, the Tenant.

    This act actually does apply to residiential properties like my maisinette, although their are no real common areas to it to an extent.
    Can anyone be more specific who has actually been through all this and knows the score, their are many grey areas to all this.............thanks.

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