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Hire-Purchase Act 1964

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2(1)Subject to paragraph 4 of this Schedule, the provisions specified in section 21(3) of this Act shall have effect as therein mentioned as if—

(a)any reference to a hirer were a reference to a buyer ;

(b)any reference to an owner were a reference to a seller ;

(c)any reference to hire-purchase price were a reference to total purchase price ;

(d)any reference to hire-rent were a reference to instalments of the purchase price ; and

(e)any reference to goods let under a hire-purchase agreement were a reference to goods agreed to be sold under a conditional sale agreement.

(2)In accordance with the preceding sub-paragraph (and without prejudice to the generality thereof) in section 4(1) of this Act the reference to a document which, if executed by or on behalf of another person as owner of the goods to which it relates, would constitute a hire-purchase agreement to which the principal Act applies shall be construed as including a reference to a document which, if executed by or on behalf of another person as seller of the goods to which it relates, would constitute such a conditional sale agreement as is mentioned in section 21(3) of this Act.

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