Search Legislation

Hire-Purchase Act 1964

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

Schedule 4Enactments amended

EnactmentAmendment
The Hire-Purchase Act 1938 (1 & 2 Geo. 6. c. 53).

In section 1, after the word " shall ", in the first place where it occurs, there shall be inserted the words

(except as provided by section 2 of the Hire-Purchase Act 1964).

In section 2, in subsection (2), after paragraph (a) there shall be inserted the following paragraph:—

" (aa) the agreement, at the time when it is signed by the hirer, complies with the requirements of any regulations made under section 3(4) of the Hire-Purchase Act 1964 which are applicable thereto, and ",

and, in the proviso to that subsection, after " paragraph " there shall be inserted

(aa).

In section 3, in subsections (1) and (2), for the word " five ", in each place where it occurs, there shall be substituted the word

thirty; and in subsection (2), after paragraph (a) there shall be inserted the following paragraph:—

" (aa) the agreement, at the time when it is signed by the buyer, complies with the requirements of any regulations made under section 3(4) of the Hire-Purchase Act 1964 which are applicable thereto, and ",

and, in the proviso to that subsection, after " paragraph " there shall be inserted

(aa).

In section 5, in paragraph (c), for the words from " subject to a liability " to the end of the paragraph there shall be substituted the words

(apart from any liability which has accrued before the termination) subject to a liability to pay an amount which exceeds whichever is the lesser of the two following amounts, that is to say, the amount first mentioned in section 4(1) of this Act and an amount equal to the loss sustained by the owner in consequence of the termination of the agreement or bailment.

In section 6(1), for the words " one shilling " there shall be substituted the words

two shillings and sixpence,

and for the words from " any memorandum " to " together " there shall be substituted the words

the agreement or, in the case of a credit-sale agreement under which the total purchase price does not exceed thirty pounds, a copy of any note or memorandum of the agreement, together (in either case);

and in section 6(2), for the word " ten " there shall be substituted the words

twenty-five.

In section 7(2), for the word " ten " there shall be substituted the words

twenty-five.

In section 11(1), after the words "possession of" there shall be inserted the words

any of.

In section 15, for the words " comprising those goods " there shall be substituted the words

relating to the whole or any part of those goods (with or without other goods),

and for the words " as from the commencement thereof" there shall be substituted the words

as if in section 11(1) of this Act the words from ' and one-third ' to ' any guarantor ', and in section 12(1) of this Act the words ' after one-third of the hire-purchase price has been paid or tendered as aforesaid', were omitted.

In section 18(1), for the words " this Act", in the first place where they occur, there shall be substituted the words

the Hire-Purchase Acts 1938 to 1964,

after the words " section twelve of this Act " there shall be inserted the words

or section 14 of the Hire-Purchase Act 1964,

and after the words "the said section " there shall be inserted the words

twelve or section 14, as the case may be.

In section 19(1), after the words " this Act ", in the third place where they occur, there shall be inserted the words

and in section 14(1) of the Hire-Purchase Act 1964.

In section 21(1), at the end of the definition of " credit-sale agreement " there shall be added the words

not being a conditional sale agreement; after that definition there shall be inserted the following definition:—

" ' conditional sale agreement' has the meaning assigned to it by section 21(5) of the Hire-Purchase Act 1964";

and in the definition of "contract of guarantee ", after the word " agreement " in the last place where it occurs, there shall be inserted the words

or to indemnify the owner or the seller against any loss which he may incur in respect of the hire-purchase agreement or credit-sale agreement.

In the Schedule, in the first paragraph 2, after the word " Act", there shall be inserted the words

apart from the proviso to subsection (1) of section four,

and at the end there shall be added the words

unless the court determines that a smaller sum would be equal to the owner's loss.

The Advertisements (Hire-Purchase) Act 1957 (5 & 6 Eliz. 2. c. 41).

In section 2(4), for the word " section " there shall be substituted the word

Act.

In section 3(1), for the words " the last preceding section " there shall be substituted the words

section 2 or section 2A of this Act.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources