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The Consumer Protection Act is deemed to have come into force in Saint Lucia on 1st January 2022. This comprehensive law provides for the “promotion and protection of consumer rights in relation to the supply of goods and the provision of services”. Although the legislation’s objective is the protection of the consumer, it is underpinned...
A contract will remain enforceable, unless it is brought to an end by the application of relevant contractual terms (force majeure) or common law principles (frustration). What is Force Majeure? Force Majeure only arises when parties incorporate into their contracts terms which stipulate that a contract comes to an end or is temporarily suspended where...