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The Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 makes it an offence for an estate agent or property developer to make false or misleading statements in the course of their business, about any of 33 property related matters listed in the Property Misdescriptions (Specified Matters) Order 1992.
The list includes, for example:
A fuller list and further information is shown in our Guide.
The Act is enforced by local authorities' Trading Standards Officers.