The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Payments) Regulations 2013

The Cancellation of Contracts Made in a Consumer's Home or Place of Work etc. Regulations (2008) are going to be updated. Cancellation periods are likely to be extended from 7 to 14 days, and new information requirements will apply to different types of contracts. There is likely to be a new exemption for public auctions, but commercial leases will become subject to cancellation.

The consultation documents published by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills are available from:

Below are the responses made by the Association of Residential Lettings Agents and Institution for Commercial and Business Agents.