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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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Whistleblowing: Law and Practice

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Enforcement of Consumer Rights and Protections

ISBN13: 9781405758765
Published: December 2015
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £193.00

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Enforcement of Consumer Protection Legislation: Law and Practice is a practical ready-reference for lawyers and aid for local authorities when prosecuting or bringing enforcement action against traders.

The book covers powers and responsibilities of regulatory bodies, the UK's approach to sanctions, criminal penalties, investigatory powers, disclosure, consumer redress and the Ombudsmen Schemes.

The book provides a birds' eye view of the regulatory arena and the way in which legislation is making changes for consumers, such as the Regulatory Enforcememt and Sanctions Act 2008, the Consumer Credit Directive and the Consumer Rights Directive.

There is a checklist at the end of each chapter correlating to the legislation listed in the Appendix.

Consumer Law
Regulatory framework in the UK
Private litigation and arbitration as regulation
UK Consumer and Food standards regulatory bodies - powers and responsibilities to the consumer
Enforcement powers
Encouraging compliance and creating conformity between enforcement authorities
Administrative powers - powers which regulators have to control the actiities of traders
Offences - how does the UK approach sanctions - criminal penalties
Defences - burden of proof
Investigatory Powers - power of entry
Disclosure in regulatory cases - what has to be disclosed
Expert evidence
Regulatory sentencing - criminal procedure rules
Non-statutory controls
Enterprise Act 2002, part 8 - injunctive powers of the Act
New regulatory penalties under the Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008
Consumer Redress Schemes
Ombudsmen Schemes