The Law of Consumer Credit and Hire by Stephen Neville

The Law of Consumer Credit and Hire

byStephen Neville, Fred Philpott, William Hibbert

Hardcover | February 6, 2009

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Inspired by the Consumer Credit Act 2006, this detailed work offers practical guidance on the legislation. The scope and impact of the regulation is undergoing fundamental change; for example, financial limits on regulation are being partially removed, the OFT are given the power to finelicensees, an Ombudsman scheme is being introduced and agreements can be reopened where the relationship arising is held to be unfair. This book addresses topics of practical concern and examines the areas most relevant to practitioners drafting, securitising or seeking to defend claims under credit or hire agreements. In particular, the book focuses on the outstanding problems and issues arising from the application of theConsumer Credit Act.In-depth commentary is provided by an expert author team who have appeared in many recent cases where enforceability of rights under credit and hire agreements has been in issue.

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The authors are all members of the bar, practising in consumer credit law from Gough Square Chambers. Six are recommended practitioners in the 2006 edition of the Legal 500 Directory, five of whom are similarly recommended in the Chambers and Partners UK Directory 2006. The Chambers and Partners UK Directory describes Gough Square...
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Title:The Law of Consumer Credit and HireFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1050 pagesPublished:February 6, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199230366

ISBN - 13:9780199230365

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Table of Contents

1. Scope of the Consumer Credit Act2. Licensing3. Quantifying Credit and the Charges for Credit4. Advertising5. Drafting Credit and Hire Agreements6. Cancellation and Withdrawal7. Linked Transactions8. Statements and Notices9. Early Settlement10. Liability for Representations and Breaches of the Supplier11. Default and Termination12. Enforcement13. Offences14. Unfair Relationships15. Commission Payments