advice regards buying a car - legal
hi, i need some advice for my gfriend.
she is looking to buy a peugeot 206gti and having spent last couple of weekends going to look at them she found one today she likes, so wanted to buy it.
its from a dealer (not main) and i had good look round the car and found a couple small faults that they said they would fix and would put 6 months tax and full mot on it for her.
i asked for the service history which its got then asked if its been hpi checked and was it all ok to which they said yes it all ok..........so she paid £250 cash deposit and was going to collect this week
NOW THE PROBLEM:
having got home i thought id hpi it anyway and it come up CAT C total loss and no record of VIC (vehicle identity check) ???? also on dvla enquiry web site it says it has a vic marker and that 1 is required.
where does she stand is he legally obliged to declare that it has cat c history?........all she wants is her deposit back
also according to the dvla if vehicle is cat c the v5 has to be handed back in and wont be re issued until it passes a vic check, yet i saw the v5 today???????????
need to know asap as we have to drive to derby to get the cash back so not happy