Product liability

Product liability guidance:

Nature of rights under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 It is important for practitioners to understand the distinction between the rights conferred by the Consumer...

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This Practice Note sets out the different legal bases of consumer protection in respect of dangerous or defective products. It considers civil claims, including claims...

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This Practice Note summarises the law on defective products under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (CPA 1987) and Council Directive 85/374/EEC (the Product Liability...

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The Consumer Protection Act 1987 is referred to as CPA 1987. Note: Limitation or exclusion of liability for defective products in any contract term, notice or other...

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General Product Safety Regulations 2005 The General Product Safety Regulations 2005 (GPSR 2005), SI 2005/1803 implements Directive 2001/95/EC of the European Parliament...

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Click here to download the latest Product Liability 2019 report 2019, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered...

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Click here to download the latest Product recall 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in this...

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This Practice Note addresses the issues arising out of the Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980) in relation to tort claims. It looks at limitation periods for actions founded on...

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STOP PRESS: In 2018, the UK government launched a new national oversight body, the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS), which aims to ‘identify consumer risks...

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Notification obligations Under the General Product Safety Regulations 2005, SI 2005/1803 (GPSR 2005), when a producer or distributor knows that it has supplied a product...

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This Practice Note explains the statutory product safety regime in the UK, covering civil and criminal liability under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (CPA 1987), the...

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