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(1)In this Act, unless the context or subject matter otherwise requires,—
“acquire” includes hire;
“send” includes deliver, and “sender” shall be construed accordingly;
“unsolicited” means, in relation to goods sent to any person, that they are sent without any prior request made by him or on his behalf.
[F1(2)For the purposes of this Act, any invoice or similar document stating the amount of any payment shall be regarded as asserting a right to the payment unless it complies with the conditions set out in Part 2 of the Schedule to the Regulatory Reform (Unsolicited Goods and Services Act 1971) (Directory Entries and Demands for Payment) Order 2005.]
[F2(3)Nothing in section 3 or 3B affects the rights of any consumer under the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013.]
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