Sale and supply of services contracts
Produced in partnership with Athena Markides
Sale and supply of services contracts

The following Commercial practice note Produced in partnership with Athena Markides provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Sale and supply of services contracts
  • Legislation
  • The Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982
  • The Provision of Services Regulations 2009
  • The Consumer Rights Act 2015
  • The Equality Act 2010
  • The Bribery Act 2010
  • Criminal Finances Act 2017
  • The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006
  • The Modern Slavery Act 2015
  • More...

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The law relating to the supply of services is set out in various statutes and contained within the common law. This is a very broad topic and this Practice Note is intended to give an overview of the following:

  1. certain key legislation in this area

  2. the principles relating to incorporation of standard terms, and

  3. common provisions in supply of services contracts

For information on contracts for the sale and supply of goods, see Practice Note: Sale and supply of goods contracts.

Legislation

There are key statutes to bear in mind when drafting, negotiating or litigating in relation to a contract for the supply of services; they include:

  1. the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 (SGSA 1982)

  2. the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015)

  3. the Provision of Services Regulations 2009 (PSR 2009), SI 2009/2999

  4. the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) (see Practice Note: Equality Act 2010—discrimination in the provision of goods, services and facilities)

  5. the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) (see Practice Note:

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