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The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013

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Provision of copy or confirmation of off-premises contracts

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12.—(1) In the case of an off-premises contract, the trader must give the consumer—

(a)a copy of the signed contract, or

(b)confirmation of the contract.

(2) The confirmation must include all the information referred to in Schedule 2 unless the trader has already provided that information to the consumer on a durable medium prior to the conclusion of the off-premises contract.

(3) The copy or confirmation must be provided on paper or, if the consumer agrees, on another durable medium.

(4) The copy or confirmation must be provided within a reasonable time after the conclusion of the contract, but in any event—

(a)not later than the time of the delivery of any goods supplied under the contract, and

(b)before performance begins of any service supplied under the contract.

(5) If the contract is for the supply of digital content not on a tangible medium and the consumer has given the consent and acknowledgement referred to in regulation 37(1)(a) and (b), the copy or confirmation must include confirmation of the consent and acknowledgement.

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