Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Directive 1993

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The Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Directive 93/13/EEC is a European Union directive (then called European Economic Community directive) governing the use of surprising or onerous terms used by business in deals with consumers.


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In the United Kingdom the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1994 [1] and the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999 [2] are UK statutory instruments, which implement the EU Unfair Consumer Contract Terms Directive. [3]

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