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Consumer Rights Act 2015: updated contracts

29 Sep 2015
Posted in Consumer Law

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 comes into force on 1 October 2015. The Act has far-reaching implications for business providing goods, services and digital content to consumers. I’ve just finished updating the templates on Website Contracts to take account of the new rules. The updated documents are listed below. Sale of goods templates Terms and […]

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Cancellation conundrums: distance sales of goods and services

03 Mar 2013
Posted in Consumer Law, Internet Law

The Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 (the DSRs) contain an intricate set of rules concerning the cancellation, by consumers, of distance contracts for the supply of goods. A different set of rules concerns the cancellation of distance contracts for the supply of services. But nowhere in the Regulations is there any guidance on the […]

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New wedding photography contract template

I’ve spent much of today working on a new wedding photographer contract.  This is an adapted version of our existing standard terms and conditions for photographers.  There are quite a few features of wedding photography documents that differentiate them from other kinds of photography contract.  Having been through the adaptation process, I would recommend that […]

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Selling online and the law – part 2 – regulation of products

03 May 2012
Posted in Commercial Law, Consumer Law, Internet Law

If you are selling online, you need to ensure that the products you are selling are legal.  Some types of product – nuclear warheads, etc  – are clearly illegal; others are potentially legal, subject to compliance special regulations.  Pharmaceuticals, food and toys fall into this category. Then there’s a residual category of products, not given […]

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Marketplace websites and UK regulations

21 Feb 2011
Posted in Consumer Law, Contract Law, Internet Law

I’ve just finished working on a new template terms and conditions of use document for marketplace-type websites. This process has not been as straightforward as it should have been. Both the Ecommerce Regulations and the Distance Selling Regulations are poor fit for this kind of website, because of the range of different contractual relationships that […]

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Distance Selling Regulations: right of cancellation

20 Nov 2009
Posted in Consumer Law, Contract Law, Internet Law

NOTE: This post is now of historical interest only. The legislation referred to in this post has been superseded by the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013. All online traders in the UK and wider EU should know about the right to cancel distance contracts available under the Distance Selling Directive. This […]

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Distance Selling Regulations: disclosures

08 Jul 2008
Posted in Consumer Law, Internet Law

The Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 (the “Distance Selling Regulations”) came into force on 31 October 2000.  They implemented into English law the main provisions of Directive 97/7/EC of the European Parliament and the Council of 20 May 1997 on the protection of consumers in relation to distance contracts. This post focuses upon the […]

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