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Directive article l1
Reference (2008) 158 NLJ 535
Country United Kingdom Legal Literature date 2008
Author J. ROSS Author initial
Title EN Consumer Power URL EN N/A
Keywords general discussionpenalties

Head note

This article provides a summary of the new offences under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 (Regs 8 -12) ("Regulations"). It also considers the offences that directors and other senior officers of companies may commit under the Regulations by virtue of the "consent, connive and neglect" provision . The article also discusses whether the Regulations have achieved the aim of increasing certainty and concludes that in the short term this is unlikely to be achieved.

General note

The article makes reference to the Regulations 8-12 and 15-18.

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