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The Home Information Pack (No. 2) Regulations 2007

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1.  A search report must contain the following information—

(a)the address of the premises in respect of which the search is conducted;

(b)a statement of whether the following persons have any personal or business relationship with any person involved in the sale of the property (if such a relationship exists)—

(i)a person who conducted the search; and

(ii)a person who prepared the search report;

(c)such enquiries as formed the basis of the search and the information sought;

(d)subject to paragraph 3, the results of the search;

(e)the date on which the search was completed;

(f)a description of the records searched, and the name and address of the person who holds them;

(g)if the records searched are derived from other records, a description of those other records and the name and address of the person who holds them;

(h)a description of how relevant documents can be obtained (if they are not included in the home information pack under regulation 9(o) or otherwise);

(i)the names and addresses of the parties to the arrangements—

(i)under which the search was conducted; and

(ii)if different, under which the search report was prepared;

(j)the name of the persons liable in each of the following events—

(i)any negligent or incorrect entry in the records searched;

(ii)any negligent or incorrect interpretation of the records searched; and

(iii)any negligent or incorrect recording of that interpretation in the search report;

(k)a description of such complaints or redress procedures as exist in relation to the report; and

(l)the terms on which the report is made, including—

(i)the terms required by paragraphs 5, 6 and 7; and

(ii)the names of the persons who are liable to make the payments described in paragraphs 4(g), 4(h) 7(b) and 7(c).

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