Marsh's Consumer Protection Law in a Nutshell, 3d (English

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McWilliams v Sir Wm Arrol & Co Ltd and Lithgows Ltd 1962 SC (HL) 70 What if there are several factors leading up to the act/omission which is the immediate cause of injury? (Wagon Mound No.2 [1961] AC 388) A new factor which disturbs the sequence of events is known as a novus actus interveniens (a new intervening factor). UCTA s 17 - clauses in consumer and standard form contracts which exclude or restrict liability to the consumer or customer in respect of breach of a contractual obligation, or which allow a party to render no performance or a performance substantially different from that which consumer/customer reasonably expected from contract, will also be void, subject to the fairness and reasonableness test. “Consumer contract” - where one party deals, and the other does not, in the course of a business, and the goods sold are of a type ordinarily supplied for private use and consumption (UCTA s 25) “Standard form contract” - undefined in UCTA, but broadly any standard printed contract whose terms the business is unlikely to be willing to negotiate or alter much (as indicated in McCrone v Boots Farm Sales 1981 SLT 103). “Reasonable expectations” see UCTA s.17 Elliot v Sunshine Coast International Ltd 1989 GWD 28-1252 – a holiday company supplied a coach without a toilet despite having promised one in its brochure – and then had the cheek to rely on an exclusion clause.

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