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Estate Agents Act 1979

Volume 20: debated on Tuesday 16 March 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what professional bodies have been consulted by the Office of Fair Trading in connection with the drafting of public guidance on the coming into force in May 1982 of the Estate Agents Act 1979; what was the period within which those professional bodies were asked to comment; whether the Office of Fair Trading intends, as a result of those comments, to make any changes in the guidance it proposes to publish; and if he will place in the Library a copy of the draft text and a note of any changes it is intended to make as a result of comments.

This is a matter for the Director General of Fair Trading, and I will ask him to write to my hon. Friend.