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It will be necessary to consider the rules on unfair contract terms in relation to this point. Please see CMA 37 guidance at para 5.19.1 as above, and paras 5.19.3 and 5.19.4.
‘A term which could have the effect of automatically renewing a contract is more likely to be fair if the renewal term is properly brought to the consumer’s attention before entering the contract (see part 2 of the guidance under the heading "the Transparency test") and the contract requires that the consumer is sent a reminder a reasonable time before the renewal takes effect, provided it is accompanied by appropriate inf
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This Practice Note looks at CE-File electronic working in the courts under CPR PD 51O, in the context of case management. It provides guidance on how to file a document electronically, deal with rejected electronic filings, issue a claim electronically, file electronic bundles (eBundles) for case
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