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The law-making process in England and Wales
The law-making process in England and Wales

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6.2 An Act of Parliament

Having considered the various stages a Bill must go through before it becomes law, in the next activity it is time to have a look at a piece of legislation.

Activity 7 Concentrate on contracts

Read the first page of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977:

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Figure 7 Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977

Now write out in your own words what you think the Act is trying to achieve.

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Its purpose is to control the use of the exclusion or limitation clauses that have been incorporated into a contract.