50. Need for a plan.

When drafting the contract the seller's solicitor should consider whether it is necessary to identify or describe the property by reference to a plan. The buyer is entitled to demand a plan on the purchase deed (at the seller's expense)1 only if the description of the property through the contract and evidence of title is inadequate without one; therefore this matter must be addressed at the pre-contract stage. In other cases the buyer can insist on the inclusion of a plan only if he offers to prepare and pay for it.

A plan must be used on a sale of