Publication

Unfair Contracts Relief Backgrounder No. 3 – Report
 on 
Proposals 
for 
Unfair 
Contracts 
Relief

Published: 2011-09-28 00:00:00
Paper Number:
Project: Unfair Contracts Relief (2011)

The
 BCLI’s
 proposed
 Contract
 Fairness
 Act
 is
 draft
 legislation
 that
 is
 the
 centrepiece
 of
 the
 Report 
on 
Proposals 
for 
Unfair Contracts
 Relief.  
This 
report 
presents 
the
 final 
recommendations 
 of
 the
 Unfair
 Contracts
 Relief
 Project
 Committee,
 an
 all‐volunteer
 committee
 of
 experts
 that
 spent
 two
 years
 studying
 how
 the
 general
 law
 of
 contracts
 deals
 with
 the
 problem
 of 
unfairness.

The full backgrounder is available in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.

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Keywords: contract, unconscionability, duress, undue influence, good faith, misrepresentation, exclusion clause, unfair contract, Contract Fairness Act, remedies, consumer protection, consumer financial & debt, inequality of bargaining power, general principles of contract law

 

 

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