245. Results of searches.

In most cases the results of searches will either show no subsisting entries or will merely confirm information already known. In such circumstances no further action on the search results is required from the buyer's solicitor1.

If an entry is revealed by the search result, the buyer's solicitor should:

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    (1)     find out exactly what the entry relates to;

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    (2)     if the entry appears adversely to affect the property, contact the seller's solicitor as soon as possible to seek his confirmation that the entry will be removed on or before completion2;

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    (3)     in the case of a Land Charges Department search3,