| Commentary

27.2 Defences

| Commentary

27.2 Defences

It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under the Trade Descriptions Act 1968 to show that:

  1. 27.2.1

        the commission of the offence was due to a mistake or to reliance on information supplied to him or to the act or default of another person, an accident or some other cause beyond his control; and

  2. 27.2.2

        he took all reasonable precautions and exercised all due diligence to avoid the commission of such an offence by himself or any person under his control1.

A person charged with an offence which has been committed by

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