Consumer protection and cartels

Consumer protection and cartels guidance:

Banned practices which are criminal offences Engaging in a commercial practice that is always unfair is made an offence by Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading...

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Banned practices which are criminalised under CPUTR 2008, reg 12, Sch 1 For the offences which are set out in the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008...

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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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BREXIT: The law and practice referred to in this Practice Note may be impacted by Brexit. For further information on the potential impact, see: The effect of Brexit on UK...

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BREXIT: The law and practice referred to in this Practice Note may be impacted by Brexit. For further information on the potential impact, see: The effect of Brexit on UK...

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Applicable legislation and definitions The main piece of legislation relevant to food product recalls is the General Food Law Regulation (EC) No 178/2002. This EU...

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This Practice Note addresses the practicalities of product recall for general consumer products from the perspective of producers and distributors. 'Producer' and...

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Application of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 Part II of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (CPA 1987) provides regulation making powers for the Secretary of State...

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The offence of contravening professional diligence The offence of contravening professional diligence is one of the criminal offences contained in the Consumer Protection...

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Making a counterfeit note or coin Section 14 of the Forgery and Counterfeiting Act 1981 (FCA 1981), makes an offence for a person to make a counterfeit of a currency note...

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Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016 The Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016 (EE(S)R 2016), SI 2016/1101 came into force on 8 December 2016 and...

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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Who are the enforcers under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 From 1 April 2014 enforcement of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (CCA 1974) became the responsibility of the...

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Powers exercised by the Secretary of State/enforcement authorities under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 Prohibition notices Under section 13(1)(a) of the Consumer...

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Enforcement powers of authorised officers Trading Standards officers and the Competition and Mergers Authority are authorised to enforce the provisions of the Consumer...

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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Click here to download the latest Cartel regulation 2018 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in...

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Click here to download the latest Cartel Regulation 2020 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in...

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

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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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Click here to download the latest Product Recall 2020 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in this...

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The legal requirements of hallmarking The Hallmarking Act 1973 (HA 1973) controls the selling of items described as 'gold', 'silver' or 'platinum'. A hallmark is a series...

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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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This Practice Note explains the meaning of key definitions used which relate to the criminal offences contained in Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations...

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