im living in a private student acommodation and reserved a room for next 12 SEP, and then decided to break it 3 months earlier, the manager refused and asked me to find a replacement! is this legal ??
Province/Country relating to question : uk
Hi there. Thanks for your question, I will assist you with this.
So, when was your room to start 12 Sept 2012? And now you don't want it anymore, correct? And how long was the let for?
Until the following june?
its from 12 sept to 04 sep 2013 for 51 week
Okay. And When did you book it, and did you do it online?
yes i want to cancel the contract, but they refused without any obvious reason
yes, i did it online, i booked it on last April
I have a copy of the contract and dosen't say anything about breaking the contract or anything about refusing to break it, and me having to find a replacement
Okay. Were you told of your cancellation rights under the Distance Selling Regs?
Okay. Then given what this is, you have a right to cancel within 3 months of concluding the contract where the landlord has not told you about your online cancellation rights, or within 7 days of him giving that notice if within the 3 months after the contract is made he gives you written notice.
That would cancel everything and leave you without liability.
You can find the Regulations here: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2000/2334/contents/made
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