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Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977

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6 Sale and hire purchase.E+W+N.I.

(1)Liability for breach of the obligations arising from—

(a)[F1section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979](seller’s implied undertakings as to title, etc.);

(b)section 8 of the M1 Supply of Goods (Implied Terms) Act 1973 (the corresponding thing in relation to hire-purchase),

cannot be excluded or restricted by reference to any contract term.

[F2(1A)Liability for breach of the obligations arising from—

(a)section 13, 14 or 15 of the 1979 Act (seller's implied undertakings as to conformity of goods with description or sample, or as to their quality or fitness for a particular purpose);

(b)section 9, 10 or 11 of the 1973 Act (the corresponding things in relation to hire purchase),

cannot be excluded or restricted by reference to a contract term except in so far as the term satisfies the requirement of reasonableness.]

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(4)The liabilities referred to in this section are not only the business liabilities defined by section 1(3), but include those arising under any contract of sale of goods or hire-purchase agreement.

[F4(5)This section does not apply to a consumer contract (but see the provision made about such contracts in section 31 of the Consumer Rights Act 2015).]

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