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WageSlave1
20th June 2005, 09:06
Correct me if I'm wrong, but are you legally entitled to 'change your mind' within 12 days of signing a utility contract?

I'm sure there is a buyer's remorse clause permitting the cancellation of a new contract, without reason, within 12 days of signing.

xoggoth
20th June 2005, 09:26
In certain cases I think it does if you signed up as a result of an unsolicited sales approach. Not sure of details.

Would have thought you can back out of a utility contract on fairly short notice anyhow.

WageSlave1
20th June 2005, 09:26
Thanks, Xoggoth

xoggoth
20th June 2005, 09:32
Actually we were wrong; it's only 7 days.

Cooling off period (http://www.buckscc.gov.uk/trading_standards/ccfaq.htm)