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Hire-Purchase Act 1964

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4(1)In relation to hire-purchase agreements of a class to which the principal Act applies by virtue only of an Order in Council made under section 1(3) of this Act, and in relation to conditional sale agreements of a class to which section 21 of this Act applies by virtue only of such an Order, subsections (1) and (2) of section 20 of the principal Act shall apply as if any reference in those subsections to the commencement of the principal Act were a reference to the coming into operation of that Order.

(2)In relation to any such agreement as is mentioned in the preceding sub-paragraph, whether made before, on or after the date on which the Order comes into operation.—

(a)section 15 of this Act shall apply, except in the case of a default committed before that date ;

(b)sections 16 and 17 of this Act shall apply, except where the hirer or buyer has died before that date; and

(c)sections 14, 18 and 19 of this Act shall apply so far as they relate to actions begun after that date.

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