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Consumer and Trading Law : Text, Cases and Materials - C. J. Miller

Consumer and Trading Law

Text, Cases and Materials

By: C. J. Miller (Editor), Brian W. Harvey (Editor), Deborah L. Parry (Editor)

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Published: 1st September 1998
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This key text on consumer law contains materials drawn from a broad range of sources and includes extracts from: cases and statutes; Government and Law Commission reports; and publications produced by the Office of Fair Trading and the National Consumer Council. It also incorporates materials illustrating the approach of other jurisdictions, most notably within the Commonwealth, north America and continental Europe. The ever-increasing influence of the European Community is apparent throughout this work and the extracts (many of which are not readily accessible elsewhere) are introduced, linked and contextualised by extensive commentary, notes, problems and questions for discussion. The book takes full account of the major statutory changes since the last edition, for example, the Consumer Protection Act 1987, the Sale and Supply of Goods Act 1994, the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992, the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regualtions 1994 and the General Product Safety Regulations 1994. In addition, there is discussion of developments affecting the enforcement of penalties, including conditional fee agreements and group actions, together with coverage of the substantial amount of recent case law. Miller, Harvey and Parry offer wide-ranging and authoritative coverage of an increasingly complex area of law. It will be an invaluable source of learning for all students of consumer law, particularly undergraduates and those on Legal Practice courses. It will also interest specialist and non-specialist practitioners, and non-lawyers who deal with consumer law such as trading standards officers and those proffering advice from citizens advice bureaux.

1: The ambit of consumer law 2: The framework of remedies: representations, warranties and promotional claims 3: Contracts for the supply of goods 4: Contracts for the supply of services 5: Product liability 6: Aspects of consumer credit 7: Exemption clauses and unfair contract terms 8: The enforcement of private law remedies: some problems of individual redress 9: The enforcement of private law remedies: collective redress 10: The consumer, codes of practice and advertising 11: Aspects of the duty to trade fairly 12: Aspects of the general criminal law relating to trading standards including consumer safety 13: Trade descriptions: goods and services 14: False price claims 15: General statutory defences in consumer protection legislation

ISBN: 9780198764786
ISBN-10: 0198764782
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 812
Published: 1st September 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 4.09
Weight (kg): 1.06
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised