If they were as important as the Act, why would these Guidelines be banished to a Schedule? They look less authoritative to me because they are banished to a Schedule.
2 Note also that the definition of ‘reasonableness’ will be affected in some circumstances by the guidelines contained in Schedule 2 to the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977. This is not an aspect you would necessarily know if you did not look at the statute as a whole. However, attention to this kind of detail is what raises an essay mark from a good 2:1 to a first.
Stacie Strong. BA English literature (UC Davis 1986), MPW (USC 1990), JD (Duke 1994), PhD Law (Cambridge 2002), DPhil (Oxford 2003). How to Write Law Essays & Exams 5th Edition (2018), p 11.