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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 2019 isbn 9781784734183

Consumer and Trading Standards: Law and Practice 2018

ISBN13: 9781784733933
New Edition ISBN: 9781784734183
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781784732592
Published: December 2017
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The user-friendly text of the 6th edition of Consumer and Trading Standards: Law and Practice provides a clear and exhaustive analysis of the law including case law and its application, wording of the statutory provision, plus expert commentary and analysis of the practical issues.

This edition contains new chapters on:

  • environmental standards including fly-tipping and statutory nuisance
  • the Primary Authority after the new scheme came into force on 1st October 2017 following implementation of the Enterprise Act 2016

The existing chapters have been thoroughly updated to include new material on:

  • prices, including the new 2016 PPG (Pricing Practices Guide) and commentary on reference pricing, RRP and comparative pricing against competitors
  • information including the General Data Protection Regulation
  • interpretation of consumer law, following Brexit
  • ravel, including package travel, timeshare and compensation rights for delays and cancellations
  • advertising, including a guide to the ASA and judicial review of ASA decisions
  • unfair commercial practices to include the new Commission Guidance on the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive
  • unfair contract terms including new domestic and European case-law
  • product safety, including EU changes and guidance on the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016
  • intellectual property, including the Supreme Court decision in R v M, R v C on grey goods
  • consumer rights, including additional commentary on the Provision of Services Regulations

Plus a complete review of text following Brexit. This title covers the law in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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