| Commentary

26.2 Defences

| Commentary

26.2 Defences

Where an advertiser commits an offence under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 or regulations made under the Act, a like offence is committed by:

  1. 26.2.1

        any person who, in the course of business carried on by him, devised the advertisement or a part of it relevant to the offence committed by the advertiser;

  2. 26.2.2

        the person, if not the advertiser, who procured the publication of the advertisement; and

  3. 26.2.3

        the publisher of the advertisement1.

In the latter case, the publisher will have a defence if he can prove that the advertisement was published in the course of a business

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