Thornton v Shoe Lane Parking Ltd [1971]

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Thornton v Shoe Lane Parking Ltd [1971]

ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS

QUESTION 1

Read the case summary of Thornton v Shoe Lane Parking Ltd [1971] (which can be found on the Westlaw database, or in Koffmann and Macdonald or Taylor and Taylor) and answer the following:

What reasons did the Judge give for deciding that the exemption clause in Thornton v Shoe Lane Parking Ltd [1971] would not apply?

QUESTION 2
The answers to questions A. and B. below can be answered in bullet points, or short sentences.

A. Refer to the Unfair Terms Contract Act 1977 to answer the following questions:

(i) What is the long title of the Act
(ii) What is the date of Royal Assent?
(iii) What is the commencement date stated in Section 31(1) of the Act?
(iv) What are the headings of sections 2 and 5?

B. Read Martin, J. & Turner, C., “Contract Law Key Facts