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19:15 Sep 11, 2011
English to Polish translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general) / Prawo
English term or phrase: unconscionability theory
Finally, there seems to be an agreement that when a company tries to impose on its customers a clause that would preclude the use of class actions in any forum, it may be expected that such clause would be deemed unenforceable by the courts in most cases, either on the basis of unconscionability theory or because it contravens the terms, legislative history or purpose of a specific statute...
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4 +1sprzeczność z zasadami współżycia społecznego
Mateusz Gadacz
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nieuczciwość
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sprzeczność z zasadami współżycia społecznego


Explanation:
"Unconscionable bargain [is] a contract on very unfair terms. (...) Such contract may be set aside or modified by a court of equitable jurisdiction."

Za: Oxford Dictionary of Law, 6th ed., Oxford 2006

Por. art. 388 KC, który mówi o możliwości wzruszenia przez sąd nieuczciwej umowy (wyzysk).

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agree  Polangmar: Tak, taka był moja myśl, gdy zobaczyłem to pytanie - jednak nie odważyłem się wpisać propozycji odbiegającej w warstwie słownej tak mocno od oryginalnego terminu.
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Reference: nieuczciwość

Reference information:
Wykład rozważa nadto – w obu systemach – możliwość wzruszalności kontraktu nieuczciwego (np. lichwa). Jest to kwestia porównania zasad art. 388 KC z anglo-amerykańskim konceptem unconscionability of the contract. - http://www.law.uj.edu.pl/~kphpip/site/main.php?p=materialy&d...

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Unconscionability (also known as unconscientious dealings) is a term used in contract law to describe a defense against the enforcement of a contract based on the presence of terms that are excessively unfair to one party. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unconscionability

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http://www.diki.pl/slownik-angielskiego/?q=brak skrupułów#q=...

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unconscionable or deceptive trade practices - nieuczciwych, sprzecznych z zasadami współżycia społecznego albo wprowadzających w błąd praktyk handlowych - http://eur-lex.europa.eu/Notice.do?mode=dbl&lang=en&ihmlang=...

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