New changes in consumer protection law now in force
By Tristan Mutimer
If you supply goods or services to consumers, you should be aware of the significant changes brought about by the new consumer laws made on 13 June 2014, as you may need to act now.
On 13 June 2014, the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 came into force. The new regulations implement the majority of the provisions of the EU Consumer Rights Directive and form part of the extensive overhaul of consumer law currently being undertaken in the UK and the EU.
The regulations replace the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 and the Cancellation of Contracts made in a Consumer’s Home or Place of Work etc Regulations 2008 for contracts entered into on or after 13 June 2014…
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