Commentary

295 List of commercial practices that are unfair

COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS vol 7(2)
| Commentary

295 List of commercial practices that are unfair

| Commentary

295 List of commercial practices that are unfair

The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 sets out a list of 31 commercial practices which are unfair in all circumstances as follows1:

  1. 295.1

        claiming to be a signatory to a code of conduct when the trader is not;

  2. 295.2

        displaying a trust mark, quality mark or equivalent without having obtained the necessary authorisation;

  3. 295.3

        claiming that a code of conduct has an endorsement from a public or other body that it does not have;

  4. 295.4

        claiming that a trader (including his commercial practices) or a product has been approved, endorsed or authorised by a public or private body when the trader, the commercial practices or the product have not or making such a claim without complying with the terms of the approval, endorsement

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