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The Consumer Protection (Northern Ireland) Order 1987

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Application to provision of services and facilities

15.—(1) Subject to paragraphs (2) to (5), references in this Part to services or facilities are references to any services or facilities whatever including, in particular—

(a)the provision of credit or of banking or insurance services and the provision of facilities incidental to the provision of such services;

(b)the purchase or sale of foreign currency;

(c)the supply of electricity;

(d)the provision of a place, other than on a public road, for the parking of a motor vehicle;

(e)the making of arrangements for a person to put or keep a caravan on any land other than arrangements by virtue of which that person may occupy the caravan as his only or main residence.

(2) References in this Part to services shall not include references to services provided to an employer under a contract of employment.

(3) References in this Part to services or facilities shall not include references to services or facilities which are provided by an authorised person or appointed representative in the course of the carrying on of an investment business.

(4) In relation to a service consisting in the purchase or sale of foreign currency, references in this Part to the method by which the price of the service is determined shall include references to the rate of exchange.

(5) In this Article—

“appointed representative”, “authorised person” and “investment business” have the same meanings as in the Financial Services Act 1986(1);

“caravan” has the same meaning as in the Caravans Act (Northern Ireland) 1963(2);

“contract of employment” and “employer” have the same meanings as in the Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1976(3);

“credit” has the same meaning as in the Consumer Credit Act 1974(4).

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