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Locks & Legislation

Lock Installation Legal Requirements: What To Know


Installing locks on residential or commercial property is subject to legal requirements in order to ensure that the safety of those occupying the property is preserved. Depending on the jurisdiction, locksmiths may be required to obtain a special license or certificate in order to legally perform professional lock installation services. Additionally, many locations may also have regulations specifying minimum standards for lock installation. These standards are designed to protect the security of the home or business, as well as to ensure the safety of those occupying the property.