The Unfair Contract Terms Act 19771 applies to liability for negligence, which for this purpose means the breach2:
(1) of any obligation, arising from the express or implied terms of a contract, to take reasonable care or exercise reasonable skill in the performance of the contract3;
(2) of any common law duty to take reasonable care or exercise reasonable skill (but not any stricter duty)4; or
(3) of the common duty of care5 imposed by the Occupiers' Liability Act 19576.
The negligence must arise from things done or to be done by a person in the course of a business7
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