Advertisements are accepted in good faith, subject to our terms, as printed on our Rate Card. The Trade Descriptions Act 1968 makes it an offence for a trader to make false or misleading statements about goods or services.
It carries criminal penalties and is enforced by Trading Standards officers. The Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 is an Act of Parliament that requires traders to provide services to a proper standard of workmanship. Furthermore, if a definite completion date or a price has not been fixed then the work must be completed within a reasonable time and for a reasonable charge.
Legislation requires that items offered for sale by private vendors must be ‘as described’ failure to meet this requirement may allow the purchaser to sue for damages. It is a criminal offence for anyone to sell a motor vehicle, for use on the highway, which is not roadworthy.
Disclaimer: Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of events, dates and advertisements, The Visitor does not accept any responsibility for mistakes, omissions and claims made by advertisers.
The Visitor reserves the right to refuse editorial or advertisements if deemed unsuitable.
The views expressed in articles and letters contributed to The Visitor are not necessarily those of the publisher.