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small print

matter in a contract printed in small type. This could be for reasons of economy in contracts which are in any event ‘take it or leave it’, or in some cases to hide unfavourable terms from those who do not read the contract. There are now some controls over some contracts. See UNFAIR CONTRACT TERMS.
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Too often, compliance managers and lawyers talk banks and insurers into throwing the kitchen sink into these documents, which reduces the chance of the small print ever being read.
Corporate tax partner at Grant Thornton, John Hodgson, said: "For all the Chancellor's encouraging words, the small print reveals that there are relatively few immediate boosts to business.
05p, just a little less than what I lost by failing to read the small print.
A small print sells for about US$50; a larger version costs abour $1,040.
It makes me wonder who's really having trouble with the small print.
Through 300 pages of small print, the reader thus learns that clerics and the ideal of religion are preeminent from 1600 through the mid-eighteenth century, lawyers and the ideal of polity through the 1870s, and male educators and the ideal of science throug the 1910s.
The small print of the numerous block quotations make them difficult to read.
Look at all of the small print -- including the area where you endorse the check on the reverse side.
But the small print allows operators to hike charges up to the rate of inflation.
The popularity of price comparison sites has tempted airlines to highlight low headline prices, with many then hiding extra costs in the small print, its report said.
British courts should be empowered to scrutinise the fairness of costs tucked away in small print, the Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission said.
ON advert offering two months' free energy has been banned as it only said in the small print that existing customers would lose their direct debit discount.
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