Consumer Protection Act 1987

Consumer Protection Act 1987

a UK Act which extends existing powers to protect consumers in the areas of consumer safety (the Act makes it a criminal offence to supply unsafe goods) and misleading price indications (the Act makes deceptive price advertising an offence and requires price promises to be kept). In addition, the Act introduces new powers for consumers to obtain damages against suppliers whose products prove defective. See CONSUMER SAFETY ACT 1978; TRADE DESCRIPTIONS ACT 1968; CONSUMER PROTECTION.
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the service supports local authority trading standards and environmental health departments to enforce the provisions of the food safety act 1990, agriculture act, consumer protection act 1987 and supplementary regulations including air quality, contaminated land and water sampling
Under a law called the Consumer Protection Act 1987 we are legally protected against injury and damage that may be caused by faulty goods.
Against Corin Limited, the producer of these prostheses for the purposes of section 1 (2) of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 and Article 3 (1) of Directive 85/374/EEC.
Pearson, 42, pleaded guilty to two counts of selling illicit tobacco contrary to Section 12 of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 and 11 counts of selling counterfeit goods contrary to Section 92 the Trade Marks Act 1994.
Sleith, of Henlow Avenue, Kirkby, appeared at Liverpool Magistrates' Court yesterday after pleading guilty to breaches of the Trade Marks Act 1994 and the Consumer Protection Act 1987 last month.
Time limits Claims will be brought against the manufacturer under the Consumer Protection Act 1987.
One is the Consumer Protection Act 1987, which deals with product liability and consumer safety.
Lent pleaded guilty at Pontypridd Magistrates' Court to three offences under the Tobacco Products (Manufacture, Presentation and Sale) Regulations 2002 and the Consumer Protection Act 1987.
Both pleaded guilty to supply, possession and labelling offences under the Trade Marks Act 1994 and Consumer Protection Act 1987.
Christian Del Malvo, a director of All Things Nice, of Grosvenor Crescent, Uxbridge, Cambridgeshire, pleaded guilty to two charges under the Consumer Protection Act 1987.
In another case, the 38-year-old male director of a Birmingham based mobile phone company carried on trading, in contravention of the Trade Descriptions Act 1968, in addition to breaking regulations governing the misleading use of advertising and the Consumer Protection Act 1987.
Any incident which involves injury or damage will fall within the scope of other legislation, for example The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and The Consumer Protection Act 1987.

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