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5.—(1) Except where an official copy of a document is required or authorised by these Regulations to be included in the home information pack, the pack must be composed of original documents or true copies of them(1).
(2) For the purposes of these Regulations, a copy of a document containing a map, plan or drawing—
(a)which is in the seller’s possession, under his control, or to which he has reasonable access; and
(b)in which colours are used to mark boundaries or other features,
is a true copy if those colours are reproduced with sufficient accuracy to enable them to be identified.
Under section 155(1) of the 2004 Act a responsible person must have in his possession, or under his control, a home information pack which complies with the requirements of these Regulations. Under section 156, a responsible person must provide a potential buyer with a copy of the pack (rather than the original version). Under subsection (8) of section 156, a reasonable sum may be charged for the cost of making and sending a paper copy of the home information pack.
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