HC Deb 11 March 1992 vol 205 cc553-4W
25. Mr. Illsley

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he proposes to introduce regulations in respect of misrepresentation by estate agents.

Mr. Leigh

Misrepresentation about offers received or prospective purchasers was made an undesirable practice by an order that came into effect last July under section 3 of the Estate Agents Act 1989.

My Department is currently reviewing the outcome of consultation on a proposed order under the Property Misdescriptions Act 1991. The order would specify those aspects of property in respect of which misdescription would be an offence.

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