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Unfair Contract Terms

Unfair Contract Terms

Unfair contract terms are terms that are particularly harsh, grossly one-sided, or unconscionable. This project surveys recent cases dealing with unfair contract terms, the tools that the law currently provides to the courts to regulate unfair contract terms, and approaches to reform of the law.

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British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI)
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last reviewed
February 2005 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
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reports & documents
contracts, unfair contract terms, acceleration clauses, exclusion of liability, unconscionability, notice requirements, fundamental breach, consumer protection, interpretation of contractual terms