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After section 3 of the M1Unsolicited Goods and Services Act 1971 (hereafter in this Act referred to as “the Act of 1971”) there shall be inserted the following section—
(1)For the purposes of this Act, the Secretary of State may make regulations as to the contents and form of notes of agreement, invoices and similar documents; and, without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, any such regulations may—
(a)require specified information to be included,
(b)prescribe the manner in which specified information is to be included,
(c)prescribe such other requirements (whether as to presentation, type, size, colour or disposition of lettering, quality or colour of paper or otherwise) as the Secretary of State may consider appropriate for securing that specified information is clearly brought to the attention of the recipient of any note of agreement, invoice or similar document,
(d)make different provision for different classes or descriptions of notes of agreement, invoices and similar documents or for the same class or description in different circumstances,
(e)contain such supplementary and incidental provisions as the Secretary of State may consider appropriate.
(2)Any reference in this section to a note of agreement includes any such copy as is mentioned in section 3(1) of this Act.
(3)Regulations under this section shall be made by statutory instrument and shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.”
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