Consumer and Trading Standards Law and Practice 5ed

Consumer and Trading Standards Law and Practice 5ed
Consumer and Trading Standards Law and Practice 5ed
Lewin, B
Jordan Publishing Ltd

The 5th edition of Consumer and Trading Standards: Law and Practice is an authoritative and comprehensive guide for everyone involved in consumer and trading standards law. This book covers the full range of the work undertaken by consumer lawyers and trading standards officers in local authorities.

This user friendly text provides a clear and exhaustive analysis of the law including case-law and its application, wording of the statutory provision, plus authoritative commentary and analysis of the practical issues.

What’s new?

New chapters on:

  • Prices including the brand new 2016 PPG (Pricing Practices Guide) and commentary on reference pricing, RRP and comparative pricing against competitors
  • Information including data protection, FOI and Part 9 of the Enterprise Act
  • The Interpretation of Consumer Law, following Brexit
  • Travel, including package travel, timeshare and compensation rights for delays and cancellations
  • Advertising, including guide to the ASA and judicial review of ASA decisions
        Full updates on:-

      • Unfair commercial practices, including the new May 2016 Commission Guidance on the UCPD Unfair contract terms, including the new case domestic and European case-law, including Supreme Court case of Beavis v Parking Eye
      • Product safety, including EU changes and guidance on the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016
      • Consumer credit, including the changes to second mortgages and FCA supervision
      • Consumer rights, including additional commentary on the Provision of Services Regulations
            Covers the law in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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