L - Legal rights

05 June 2006

Legal rights - When you buy a car, you are protected by a host of Construction and Use regulations as well as the normal laws covering advertising and selling. You will have far less support if you buy a used car privately, though. Then the guiding legal principle is caveat emptor, which translates as let the 'buyer beware'.


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