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The Role of criminal law in consumer protection.

The Role of criminal law in consumer protection.

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Published by European Committee on Crime Problems, Sales agents, Manhattan Pub. Co. in Strasbourg, Croton, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Consumer protection -- Law and legislation -- Europe -- Criminal provisions.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsEuropean Committee on Crime Problems.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p. ;
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2801111M
      ISBN 109287102171
      LC Control Number83231762

      1 Consumer protection rationales 1 2 Techniques of regulation 40 3 The role of criminal sanctions in consumer protection 63 4 The use of the criminal law 87 5 Consumers and safety: the protection of physical integrity 6 The protection of economic interests 7 The enforcement of regulatory consumer law 8 Conclusions Index viiFile Size: KB. Books; Data Protection Law in the EU: Roles, Responsibilities and Liability; (including in the area of police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters). It also gave the right to data protection renewed prominence: the right to data protection was recognized both by Article 16 of the Treaty and Article 8 of the EU Charter of Fundamental.

      How does consumer protection law apply to me and my business? Consumers are entitled to have their rights and interests protected by law. Irish consumer protection law, which is based on a mix of Irish and European legislation, has evolved as a distinct area of law that concentrates on the general protection and promotion of those rights and interests.   Consumer Protection Act, is made from different aspects of law such as a mixture of principles of torts and contract could be found in the Consumer Protection Act, Under the Consumer Protection Act, complain can be filled by any of the party below i.e. Consumer groups, the central or any state government.

      Law is essential to any society in that it provides the rules by which people and businesses interact. Law affects almost every function and area of Size: 1MB. Consumer Protection Laws Commonly Violated. Violations of federal laws commonly give rise to consumer affairs complaints. An individual or entity that violates the consumer law act may be subject to both civil and criminal penalties. The following is a list of a few of the laws .


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Consumer protection law and criminal law have both received considerable analysis from academic lawyers. The role of legal intervention with the aim of protecting the consumer has come in for scrutiny in a number of seminal works, many of which concentrate upon the role of consumer law in the marketplace.

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The Role of criminal law in consumer protection. [European Committee on Crime Problems.;]. In this book the author evaluates the role of criminal law sanctions in consumer protection from an economic and social perspective.

He argues that traders (particularly corporations) should be held to account for their activities towards consumers.'. This paper will suggest that while the criminal law should continue to play a role in the protection of the consumer, it is time to reconsider precisely what that role should involve.

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This article argues that it is time to reconsider the role of criminal law in consumer protection and considers how alternative regimes may better-protect the consumer from business wrongdoing. In this book the author evaluates the role of criminal law sanctions in consumer protection from an economic and social perspective.

He argues that traders (particularly corporations) should be held to account for their activities towards consumers.' Journal of Consumer Policy5/5(1).

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Peter Cartwright defends the use of criminal sanctions to control business, highlighting traditional criminal law doctrine and placing consumer law in its socioeconomic context.