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Vol 22 No 11 Nov/Dec 2017

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Consumer Law

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ISBN13: 9781845680367
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Publication Abandoned

Covering the main principles of law which directly affect the consumer, this new textbook provides a clear exposition of the law alongside a critical analysis of existing law and proposals for reform.

Explaining the practical influences under which the law has been formed, it encourages students to understand why the law has developed in the way that it has and gives a large number of examples of how the law works in practice.

Written in a clear and readable style, the text offers:-

  • in-depth analysis of important cases and decisions
  • aspects of contract law, unfair contracts and sale of goods
  • criminal and civil liability for goods and services
  • remedies and consumer credit
  • food, advertising and promotions
  • title to goods and passing of property
  • definitions and critical analysis of a 'consumer' and 'consumer protection'
  • a European perspective on consumer law.

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Consumer Law
1.Background and introduction
what is a consumer
framework of consumer protection
the European perspective
2.General contractual perspective
creating a contract
terminating a contract
remedies for breach of contract
3.Unfair contract terms, including exemption clauses
incorporation into the contract
the Unfair Contract Terms Act
the Unfair terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999
4.Civil Liability for statements
s 13 of the Sale of Goods Act
breach of express term
5.Criminal liability for statements
6.Civil liability for quality of goods
7. Civil liability for defective services
services generally - the Sale and Supply of Goods Act 1982
estate agents
8.Unfair contract terms including exemption clauses
9.Remedies for civil liability
10.Criminal liability for quality and safety of goods
12.Advertising and promotions
13.Consumer Credit
14.Title to goods and passing of property