87. Subject matter of enquiries.

Most standard forms of general pre-contract enquiries will deal with the following matters:

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    (1)     ownership and maintenance of boundaries;

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    (2)     disputes over the property or its use1;

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    (3)     disclosure of any notices affecting the property2;

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    (4)     disclosure of guarantees3;

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    (5)     the availability of mains services and their routes to and through the property;

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    (6)     adverse rights4;

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    (7)     whether any restrictions over the property, such as restrictive covenants, have been observed, together with details of their breach (if any) or consents given to waive any past breach;