OFT publishes new guidance on fairness in consumer contracts – OUT-LAW.com

Posted September 17th, 2008 in consumer protection, news, unfair contract terms by sally

“The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has published updated guidelines on what is and what is not acceptable in contracts for consumers. The new guidance replaces that which was published in 2001.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 17th September 2008

Source: www.out-law.com

Governors of the Peabody Trust v Reeve – Times Law Reports

Posted June 9th, 2008 in landlord & tenant, law reports, unfair contract terms by sally

Governors of the Peabody Trust v Reeve

Chancery Division

“A social landlord could not vary its tenancy agreement unilaterally; excluding changes in rent, any variation would need the agreement in writing of both parties.”

The Times, 9th June 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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The Governors of the Peabody Trust v Reeve – WLR Daily

Posted June 6th, 2008 in landlord & tenant, law reports, unfair contract terms by sally

The Governors of the Peabody Trust v Reeve; [2008] WLR (D) 181

The procedure in s 103 of the Housing Act 1985 could not be used by a registered social landlord to vary the terms of a tenancy agreement unilaterally. Excluding changes in rent, any variation would need the agreement in writing of both parties.”

WLR Daily, 5th June 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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