Property Misdescriptions Act 1991

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Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland which makes the misidentification of various aspects of a properties specifications and particulars a crime.

The Act is repealed by the Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 (Repeal) Order 2013, which comes into force on 1 October 2013. Customers of estate agents will instead need to rely on the parallel protections under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008, which implement the EU Unfair Commercial Practices Directive.

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