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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Consumer and Trading Standards: Law and Practice 2018 isbn 9781784733933

Consumer and Trading Standards: Law and Practice 2017


ISBN13: 9781784732592
New Edition ISBN: 9781784733933
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781784731809
Published: December 2016
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



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.

Subjects:
Local Government Law, Consumer Law
Contents:
Introduction and Background
Interpretation of Consumer Law
Criminal Enforcement
Civil Enforcement
Consumer Rights
Information
Unfair Commercial Practices
Unfair Contract Terms
Fraud and Money Laundering
 Unfair Trading
Advertising
Prices
Intellectual Property
Product Safety
Travel
Age-restricted Sales
Metrology and Hallmarking
Consumer Credit
Food Standards and Information
Environmental Trading Standards
Animal Health and Welfare