consumer protection

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consumer protection

ntutela dei consumatori
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Plaintiffs seek damages under various state consumer protection laws and the Federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act.
In a statement, Peterson alleges that Hilton's pricing practices and "failure to disclose fees" both "harmed consumers and violated Nebraska's consumer protection laws."
Muscat: A company in Muscat received a penal order from the Public Prosecution and was forced to pay fines after the company violated Omani consumer protection laws, according to the Public Authority for Consumer Protection.
Inspectors from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MCI) in November detected 57 violations at retail outlets across the country as part of the ministry's crackdown on violators of consumer protection laws. These violations included failing to display prices, describing or advertising the product in a misleading way, failing to comply with the mandatory price bulletin of vegetables and fruits, and display of expired products.
To satisfy the groups, the US government was forced to enact several landmark pieces of American consumer protection laws, including the Clean Water Act, the Freedom of Information Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and the Whistleblower Protection Act.
The penalties included administrative closures and fines ranging between QR5,000 and QR30,000 in line with the applicable consumer protection laws, the MEC said in a statement.
Azam Shakil, Manager Legal and Corporate Affair of English Biscuits explained how in the absence of the Consumer Protection Laws, manufacturers also suffer a loss in market share and reputation through counterfeit products by unscrupulous elements which compromise the health of consumers.
Oklahomas settlement will go toward advanced training, fraud prevention and enforcement of consumer protection laws. GM recalled 2.6 million small cars worldwide in 2014 because their ignition switches could slip from the "run" position to the "off" position, shutting off the engine.
Summary: Enrolled websites bound by consumer protection laws and regulations
The UK has some of the best consumer protection laws in the world but none will help you if you purchase from a Chinese trader.
modern consumer protection laws to target a new industry altogether:

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