However, a disclaimer will be effective only so far as it is reasonable under the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 and a court may not be sympathetic to an employer who seeks to hide behind a disclaimer particularly as the facts of the reference are highly likely to be within the employers knowledge Just beware the innocuous reference request.
What does UCTA stand for?
UCTA stands for Unfair Contract Terms Act (UK)
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The Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 deals predominantly with business-to-business deals.
Hired goods should be: Fit for the purpose As described Of satisfactory quality Terms of the contract There are two laws which cover the contract terms: The Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 and The Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999 As a consumer, you can challenge terms that may be unreasonable or unfair The terms and conditions should be written in clear language Your consumer rights should not be restricted by the terms used.
Last month, Dr McKee gave the university 14 days to restore the company's advertisement or face court proceedings on grounds of breaching the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977.
It then forms a binding contract, although one or more of the terms might be considered unreasonable in accordance with the Unfair Contract Terms Act.
They have given it 14 days to restore the company's advert on the student union website or face court proceedings on grounds of breaching the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977.
If the agreement is unduly restrictive you may be able to challenge it under the Unfair Contract Terms Act.
Under the changes, the existing Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 and the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999 are being replaced by new legislation drawn up by the Law Commission - The Unfair Contract Terms Bill.