The Price Marking Order 2004

The Price Marking Order 2004

The Price Marking Order 2004 applies to suppliers (including online retailers) that sell products (not services) to consumers. The Order requires the selling price and, where appropriate, the unit price of products to be clearly displayed. The Price Marking Order 2004 implements Directive 98/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ No. L180, 18.3.98 […]

The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008

The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008

Reference: UK/2008/SI/1277 The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 came into force on 26 May 2008, and implemented the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive. Unfair commercial practice include those that contravene the requirements of professional diligence, misleading actions, misleading omissions, and aggressive commercial practices, amongst others. Unfair commercial practices directive The Unfair Commercial Practices Directive (UCPD) […]

Trade Descriptions Act 1968

Trade Descriptions Act 1968

Reference UK/1968/C/29 The Trade Descriptions Act 1968 replaces the Merchandise Marks Acts 1887 to 1953 by fresh provisions prohibiting mis-descriptions of goods, services, accommodation and facilities provided in the course of trade. Main provisions The Act prohibits false or misleading indications as to the price of goods; confers power to require information or instructions relating to goods to […]

The Sale and Supply of Goods to Consumers Regulations 2002

The Sale and Supply of Goods to Consumers Regulations 2002

Reference: UK/2002/SI/3045 The Sale and Supply of Goods to Consumers Regulations 2002 make amendments to existing legislation on the sale and supply of goods and unfair terms in order to provide additional remedies to consumers under certain circumstances. EU directive The Sale & Supply of Goods to Consumers Regulations 2002 implement Directive 1999/44/EC of the European […]