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Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Amendment of Law for England and Wales and Northern Ireland

    1. Introductory

      1. 1.Scope of Part I

    2. Avoidance of liability for negligence, breach of contract, etc

      1. 2.Negligence liability

      2. 3.Liability arising in contract

      3. 4.Unreasonable indemnity clauses

    3. Liability arising from sale or supply of goods

      1. 5." Guarantee " of consumer goods

      2. 6.Sale and hire-purchase

      3. 7.Miscellaneous contracts under which goods pass

    4. Other provisions about contracts

      1. 8.Misrepresentation

      2. 9.Effect of breach

      3. 10.Evasion by means of secondary contract

    5. Explanatory provisions

      1. 11.The " reasonableness " test

      2. 12." Dealing as consumer "

      3. 13.Varieties of exemption clause

      4. 14.Interpretation of Part I

  3. Part II Amendment of Law for Scotland

    1. 15.Scope of Part II

    2. 16.Liability for breach of duty

    3. 17.Control of unreasonable exemptions in consumer or standard form contracts

    4. 18.Unreasonable indemnity clauses in consumer contracts

    5. 19." Guarantee " of consumer goods

    6. 20.Obligations implied by law in sale and hire-purchase contracts

    7. 21.Obligations implied by law in other contracts for the supply of goods

    8. 22.Consequence of breach

    9. 23.Evasion by means of secondary contract

    10. 24.The " reasonableness " test

    11. 25.Interpretation of Part II

  4. Part III Provisions applying to whole of United Kingdom

    1. Miscellaneous

      1. 26.International supply contracts

      2. 27.Choice of law clauses

      3. 28.Temporary provision for sea carriage of passengers

      4. 29.Saving for other relevant legislation

      5. 30.Obligations under Consumer Protection Acts

    2. General

      1. 31.Commencement; amendments; repeals

      2. 32.Citation and extent

    1. Schedule 1

      Scope of ss. 2 to 4 and 7

    2. Schedule 2

      Guidelines " for application of reasonableness test

    3. Schedule 3

      Amendment of enactments

    4. Schedule 4

      Repeals

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