Monthly Archives: June 2009

Party autonomy, good faith and a dirigiste DCFR?

In the previous post I promised some comment on the substantive "issues" the House of Lords Committee's Report of June 2009 said it had with the DCFR.  As suggested in that post, some of these appear to address the 2008 … Continue reading

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House of Lords European Union Committee reports on DCFR

The House of Lords European Union Committee published a largely critical report on the DCFR on 10 June 2009. The general tenor of the report can be picked up readily from its executive summary, into quotations from which I have … Continue reading

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Unfair contract terms: courts must act ex proprio motu

The European Court of Justice held on 4 June 2009 that national courts must of their own motion apply the controls of the Unfair Terms Directive to contracts before it, not wait for the parties to ask them to examine … Continue reading

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The buyer’s right to reject: replaced or repaired?

In a previous post we noted an apparent conflict building up between the European Commission and the UK Law Commissions over the buyer's right to reject faulty goods supplied under a contract of sale. The basis of this was that … Continue reading

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