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Update ‘archaic’ laws to protect used car buyers, says Law Commission | Law

Anyone who buys a used car privately risks having it repossessed without warning by financial firms under ‘archaic’ Victorian law, the Law Commission has warned. The number of so-called logbook loans, which allow owners to borrow money using their car as collateral, has exploded over the past decade. Consumers should be protected from the risk […]

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Law Commission consults on trust company status

the Law Commission asks for the voluntary sector’s input on proposals that would make it easier for some charities to change their objectives and convert to trust company status. the consultation, which opens today, is part of a larger Law Commission project on charity law, which began in June 2013. The Law Commission first conducted […]