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Publication details for Dr Samantha Halliday

Macdonald, Elizabeth & Halliday, Samantha (1997). But which interpretation favours the consumer? - The use of regulation six of the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1994. Consumer and Commercial Contracts (1): 9 - 11.
  • Publication type: Journal Article
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1366-8625

Author(s) from Durham


The EC directive on unfair terms in consumer contracts represents a novel approach to controlling consumer contracts in England and Wales, but is heavily influenced by the Allgemeinen Geschäftsbedingungen Gesetz (the German Law of Standard Contract Terms.) This article seeks to demonstrate the benefit that may be obtained by adopting a comparative approach to implementing the directive in England and Wales.