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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All business owners need to consider the requirements of the Consumer Guarantees Act and the Fair Trading Act which protect the consumer and other people in the trade.
It is consulting on provisional advice to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills that the remaining obligations in 7 structural merger remedies imposed under the Fair Trading Act 1973 (FTA) should be removed.
In July, the Licensing Authority of Secondhand Dealers and Pawnbrokers discarded Telecom s application as the firm had been condemned of offences under the Fair Trading Act in the last five years.
Small Business Minister, Tom Kenyon said the new code would provide farmers with access to no or low cost alternative dispute resolution procedures under the Fair Trading Act 1987.
In proceedings due to be heard next week, we were seeking an interim injunction requiring Vodafone to change certain aspects of the campaign on the basis they breached the Fair Trading Act 1986, as in our view they were misleading and likely to deceive consumers.
When retailers dont make the terms of an offer clear, they risk misleading consumers and breaching the Fair Trading Act.
Pre-contractual representations (the most common causes of franchise disputes) are regulated under the Contractual Remedies Act, the Fair Trading Act and common law.
ClickPress, Sun May 24 2015] June 2014 saw the New Zealand government abolish the Door to Door Sales Act, which had been in force since 1967, replacing this with new provisions in the Fair Trading Act covering door-to-door and telemarketing sales.
This genre of provincial legislation across Canada is similar in content but goes by different names: the Alberta Fair Trading Act, the British Columbia Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act, the New Brunswick Financial and Consumer Services Commission Act, and the Consumer Protection Acts of Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut as well as the Business Practices Acts of Manitoba and Prince Edward Island.
Cases under the Fair Trading Act say that what determines whether someone is selling goods in the course of a business is the frequency with which they sell goods.
These three steps are the first actions to be taken by Mr Methven to enforce the Fair Trading Act and give consumers better protection against shoddy goods since he began his pounds 16,000-a-year job last November.