Fair Trading Act of 1986

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Fair Trading Act of 1986

Legislation in the United States intended to protect consumers from misleading advertisements for products. Under the Act, companies are required to reveal potentially hazardous materials in or uses for certain baby and toddler products, among other things. The country of origin must be revealed on most articles of clothing. Finally, advertisers are prohibited from lying in their ads.
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has been charged with one count under section 31 of the Fair Trading Act for failing to refund a deposit within 15 days after cancellation, and one count under section 10 of the Energy Marketing and Residential Heat Sub-Metering Regulation for using a contract that does not contain all the prescribed clauses required within the contract.
The rationale of the Fair Trading Act, according to the Fair Trading Act and the Explanatory Booklet can be summarized as protecting (1) consumers from commercial deception in the marketplace
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) yesterday announced that it had accepted the CMA s advice to remove 7 sets of undertakings given under the Fair Trading Act 1973.
It acknowledged that it may have breached the Fair Trading Act.
According to other documents, lawyers believe that Finch has a case under the Fair Trading Act, considering the circumstances in which she signed the contract.
On 2 April 2008, under section 65(1) of the Fair Trading Act 1987, Justice McCallum issued an injunction that permanently restrained Jeremiah Hunter from carrying on the practices of naturopathy, herbalism, iridology, hydrotherapy, nutrition, sports medicine, osteopathy or blood analysis.
The grounds for the winding-up were that it operated a membership scheme that was both unlawful, being in breach of section 120 of the Fair Trading Act 1973 as amended, and inherently objectionable.
Under the Fair Trading Act, the minister could appoint a food trade inspector to undertake proactive inquiries, which could be intelligence-led, as it were.
the word 'discuss' as found in section 116(1) of the Fair Trading Act refers to a conversation between two or more people about a debtor's debt.
Aslam pleaded guilty to 13 charges under the Trades Description Act, four under the Fair Trading Act and one of forging an MoT.
Blanch, as well as the condition relating to clearance of the UK's Office of Fair Trading under the UK Fair Trading Act 1973.
Plasmafire UK bosses Leslie Goodall, aged 47, of Compton, Wolverhampton, and Guy Stanway, aged 43, of Tanworth-in-Arden, Warwickshire, each pleaded guilty to contravening General Product Safety Regulations and the Fair Trading Act.