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The "Reasonableness" Test

Volume 931: debated on Friday 6 May 1977

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Amendments made No. 14, in page 5, line 41, leave out 'and'

No. 15, in line 42, after 1967', insert and section 3 of the Misrepresentation Act (Northern Ireland) 1967'.

No. 16, in page 6, line 11, at end insert—

'(2A) In relation to a notice (not being a notice having contractual effect), the requirement of reasonableness under this Act is that it should be fair and reasonable to allow reliance on it, having regard to all the circumstances obtaining when the liability arose or (but for the notice) would have arisen.'.

No. 17, in line 12, leave out 'does satisfy' and insert 'or notice satisfies'.—[ Mr. Ward]