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The purpose of these recommendations is to reduce the overall costs to insurers by recommending a bare minimum standard of investigation whilst accepting that 'full' site investigations are rarely carried out and in the majority of cases would not be economically justifiable.
Superseded by: Technical Guidance Note: 1 Recommended minimum site investigation for typical domestic 1, 2 and 3 storey buildings (ASUCplus, 2011)
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