13 June 2014 sees a major change in consumer law come into effect. This is the date upon which Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Payments) Regulations 2013 enter into force.
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In this electronic age of the smart phone, blackberry, tablet and countless other electronic devices, 11 May 2014 saw Scottish conveyancing step into the twenty first century when electronic conveyancing deeds assumed the same validity as traditionally signed deeds.
The Outer House of the Court of Session has recently considered the question whether the right to a pro indiviso share in a shopping centre car park under a lease conferred a real right.
These Regulations place an obligation on the Secretary of State, after consultation with the Scottish Ministers, the Welsh Ministers and the Northern Ireland departments, to:
With the rise of online shopping, high streets are under more pressure than ever, as consumers opt to shop from home or through “click and collect”. As a result, the UK’s high streets are struggling to attract fresh business and many high street units are lying vacant.