| Commentary

73.21 Introduction

| Commentary

3: PRACTICAL ISSUES

(a): Effect of legislation and application

73.21 Introduction

The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 19991 has had wide-ranging effect on contracts in many areas of law. Some are considered further below. However, only contracts entered into on or after 11 May 2000 are affected by the 1999 Act2, and therefore, although of much less significance now, contracts which were already in existence at that date do not need to be reviewed for compliance.

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