Is the Deposit Protection Scheme a officially recognized necessity?

I have been charged excessively for light-bulb replacement and repainting due to 'dirt' common ridiculous charges where it is so inaccurate the sum of respectively item has been rounded to a multiple of 5. What rights do I hold legally?
Put the landlord to proof, cannot claim for 'general wear and tear'.Is you deposit if truth be told protected?If so, complain to the TDS.

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