625. Rights exercisable by surveyor appointed by tenants' association.

A surveyor appointed under the Housing Act 1996 for the purposes of advising on matters relating to service charges1 has statutory rights conferred by that Act2.

The surveyor may appoint such persons as he thinks fit to assist him in carrying out his functions3.

The surveyor has a right to require the landlord4 or any other relevant person5:

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    (1)     to afford him reasonable facilities for inspecting any documents sight of which is reasonably required by him for the purposes of his functions6; and

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    (2)     to afford him reasonable facilities for taking copies of or extracts from any such documents7.

The rights conferred