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Fairness in consumer contracts : the case of unfair terms

Author: Chris Willett
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007.
Series: Markets and the law.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an analysis of good faith and fairness in consumer contracts. A controversial issue given the Unfair Terms Directive/Regulations and the questions as to its impact on English law, this book  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Willett
ISBN: 9781840144925 1840144920
OCLC Number: 123818331
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 467 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction to fairness issues --
Freedom, fairness, and testing for unfairness --
Introduction to the fairness regimes --
Default rules, reasonable expectations, and reasonableness under UCTA --
The unfair terms in consumer contract terms regulations (UTCCR) --
The general fairness reviews, UCTA, UTCCR, and the new test --
A broader view of the fairness regimes described --
The transformation --
Reviewing the rules on unfair terms in consumer contracts and surveying the bigger picture.
Series Title: Markets and the law.
Responsibility: by Chris Willett.
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'For the typical consumer 'freedom of contract' is often a slogan that has little connection to reality. Negotiation is rarely feasible. And so the law intervenes in pursuit of a fairer outcome than Read more...

 
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