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I am a Freeholder and the tenant is selling the flat. the

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I am a Freeholder and the tenant is selling the flat.
the prospective buyer's solicitor is asking

"Please confirm that you are not aware of any outstanding Service Charge consultation procedures pursuant to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (as amended)."

What does this question mean?

What is a "consultation procedures pursuant to the Landlord"?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
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Expert:  Matt Jones replied 4 years ago.
The question release to leaseholders paying variable service charges. they must be consulted before a landlord carries out qualifying works or enters into a long-term agreement for the provision of services.

Regulations have been produced under section 20 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 which set out the precise procedures landlords must follow

I hope this helps.