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Hire-Purchase Act 1964

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15In section 2 of the Act of 1938 there shall be added the following subsections:—

(3)The Board of Trade may by regulations provide that in any document which on being signed as mentioned in subsection (2)(a) of this section constitutes a hire-purchase agreement to which this Act applies, the signature of the hirer shall be inserted in a space marked in such manner and accompanied in the document by such words, as may be specified in the regulations ; and the regulations may include provision as to the location of those words in relation to the space in which the signature is inserted and may prescribe such other requirements (whether as to type, size, colour or disposition of lettering or otherwise) as the Board may consider appropriate for securing that the words come to the attention of the hirer at the time when he is about to sign the document.

(4)A document to which any regulations made under the last foregoing subsection apply shall not be invalid by reason only that the regulations are not complied with ; but subsection (2) of this section shall have effect in relation to compliance with the requirements of any such regulations as it has effect in relation to compliance with the requirements specified in paragraphs (b) to (e) of the said subsection.

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