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Unsolicited Services (Trade and Business Directories) Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

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Sections 1 entitles a person to recover any payment in respect of a directory entry unless one of the four methods for agreeing for such an entry (specified in section 2,3,4 or 5) are met.

Sections 2 to 5 specify the conditions for the four methods of agreeing or renewing a directory entry.

Section 6 creates an offence for demanding payment where section 1 is contravened.

Section 7 empowers the Department to amend the Schedule to the Act by Order, subject to negative resolution.

The Schedule to the Act sets out certain matters which are referred to in sections 3, 4 and 5.

Section 8(2) repeals Articles 5 and 6 of the 1976 Order (these are replaced by the provisions of the Act). Article 2(3) of the 1976 Order is amended to refer to the conditions in paragraph 4 of the Schedule to the Act.

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