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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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The report said: ``While consumers need to read the small print of their policies, those in the travel and insurance industries need to come clean about the extent to which airline failure is NOT a risk covered by most general travel insurance.
DON'T LOSE IT: Keep cash aware - workers like Ricky Gervais , as David Brent in The Office, should check out small print and pensions
It does state in the small print what will be charged and, strictly speaking, there is nothing illegal in what they have done, although it is misleading.
ATHE savings industry has long squirreled these clauses away in the small print for use only in "unforeseen circumstances".
The 47-year-old service engineer, from Dundee, became concerned about what he had signed up for when he checked the small print after Purple offered him a top-up loan.
Confusing or complicated small print often goes unread, leading to problems when borrowers are faced with extra charges after an 'interest-free' period.
They have tucked them into the small print of major Bills, especially in the small print of The Budget.
MEMBERS of the public are often unaware of the small print in contracts.
The golden rule, however, is to check the small print on the policy.
Ford founded AlphaGraphics Printshops of the Future by opening one small print shop in Tucson in 1970 and built it over the next twenty years into a worldwide network of more than 400 franchised and company-owned print shops in the United States and 20 cities in foreign countries including Russia and China.
The company points out that the small print on the back states that customers need to spend pounds 50 to get pounds 10 off.

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