exclusion clause

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


exclusion clause
A clause which excludes or restricts liability (section 13(1), Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977). This term includes clauses which:
• Make the liability or its enforcement subject to restrictive or onerous conditions, for example, requirements for notification within a limited time.
• Exclude or restrict a person from pursuing a right or remedy, for example, excluding a right to reject goods of unsatisfactory quality.
• Exclude or restrict the rules of evidence or procedure.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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