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Consumer Rights Act 2015

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66Scope of section 65

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(1)Section 65 does not apply to—

(a)any contract so far as it is a contract of insurance, including a contract to pay an annuity on human life, or

(b)any contract so far as it relates to the creation or transfer of an interest in land.

(2)Section 65 does not affect the validity of any discharge or indemnity given by a person in consideration of the receipt by that person of compensation in settlement of any claim the person has.

(3)Section 65 does not—

(a)apply to liability which is excluded or discharged as mentioned in section 4(2)(a) (exception to liability to pay damages to relatives) of the Damages (Scotland) Act 2011, or

(b)affect the operation of section 5 (discharge of liability to pay damages: exception for mesothelioma) of that Act.

(4)Section 65 does not apply to the liability of an occupier of premises to a person who obtains access to the premises for recreational purposes if—

(a)the person suffers loss or damage because of the dangerous state of the premises, and

(b)allowing the person access for those purposes is not within the purposes of the occupier’s trade, business, craft or profession.

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