Consumer legislation in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland

a study prepared for the E.C. Commission
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Consumer protection -- Law and legislation -- British I

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StatementMichael H. Whincup.
SeriesConsumer legislation in the EC countries
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LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 209 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL4424056M
ISBN 100442304277
LC Control Number79028739

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[Michael H Whincup]. The Acts of Union ofwhich joined Great Britain and Ireland into the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, contained no equivalent provisions but preserved the principle of different courts to be held in Ireland, of which the part called Northern Ireland continues to follow as part of the United Kingdom.

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Publishing all UK legislation is a core part of the remit of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office (HMSO), part of The National Archives, and the Office of the Queen's Printer for Scotland.

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Consumer law, particularly consumer credit law, is characterised by increasingly complex regulation in Western economies. Reacting to the Global Financial Crisis, governments in the UK, the EU, Australia, New Zealand and the United States have adopted new laws dealing with consumer credit, responsible lending, consumer guarantees and unfair contracts.

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