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Old 24th August 2016, 11:45
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If it is a "home-built vehicle" in the UK then it should have gone through an IVA or else it is still the original vehicle but rebodied. Hence it is no different from selling any car privately.

You should believe the car to be roadworthy, i.e you are selling in good faith. If so, then "Sold as seen" on the receipt should be good enough.

If it is not roadworthy, then "Sold for spares or repair" is quite clear.

When it comes to the law, no words will ever protect you from being pursued by someone who has a grievance and who has the funds to do so.

According to the AA -
The only legal terms that cover a private sale contract are:
- the seller must have the right to sell the car
- the vehicle should match the description given by the seller
- the car must be roadworthy - it is a criminal offence to sell an unroadworthy car and an MOT certificate from a test several months ago is no guarantee that the car is roadworthy today.

If you are really concerned, commission an independent report on the vehicle prior to sale.

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