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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Consumer Credit Law and Practice: A Guide 4th ed isbn 9781847665027

Consumer Credit Law and Practice: A Guide 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9781847662507
New Edition ISBN: 9781847665027
Previous Edition ISBN: 184592505X
Published: August 2008
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Consumer Credit Law and Practice: A Guide, 3rd edition is the most useful single volume on this subject, covering all aspects of consumer credit and consumer hire, contract terms, credit products, security instruments, procedures, practical problems and regulatory controls. Written in a clear and penetrating style, this book draws on the author's long experience as a practising solicitor specialising in this area.

Extensively updated and rewitten, this new edition takes into account all relevant case law and legislative changes and developments, including:-

  • The numerous changes introduced by the Consumer Credit Act 2006 and Regulations made pursuant to it
  • The Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations
  • The Distance Marketing Regulations
  • The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations
It also contains useful information on the credit industry, including statistical details on credit and debit cards, licences and fraud. With this book you will quickly and easily find the answers you need, whether you are examining:-
  • The documentation required for advertisements and agreements
  • The effect of the statutory provisions on multiple agreements
  • The new statutory provisions governing default
  • The rules governing ancillary credit businesses
  • Issues relating to electronic communications
  • The impact of the new EU Directive on Consumer Credit

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Consumer Law
Foreword by Professor Sir Roy Goode,
Consumer credit law in context,
Consumer credit and consumer hire,
Types of credit and credit agreements,
Regulated agreements and exempt agreements,
Hire agreements,
Multiple agreements, modifying agreements
novation, variation and assignment of agreements,
The regulated agreement,
Contract terms,
Rights of the debtor and hirer during the lifetime of the agreement,
Post-contract information,
Linked transactions,
The supplier and related supplies,
Ancillary credit business,
Credit cards and other payment cards,
The total charge for credit and APR,
Advertising and promoting credit and hire facilities,
The credit market and credit marketing,
The licensing regime,
Electronic communications,
Unfair relationships,
Enforcement and dispute resolution,
Fraud, money laundering, offences and defences,
Data protection,
Funding and outsourcing,
Miscellaneous accounting and tax aspects,
The European Community perspective,
Critical reflections on consumer credit legislation
Appendix: Consumer Credit Act 1974