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.
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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