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Consumer protection agencies

John D. Hinkle

Consumer protection agencies

a survey.

by John D. Hinkle

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Published by Legislative Research Commission in Frankfort, Ky .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Kentucky.
    • Subjects:
    • Consumer protection -- Law and legislation -- United States -- States.,
    • Consumer protection -- Law and legislation -- Kentucky.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementPrepared by John D. Hinkle and Robert P. Nevins.
      SeriesKentucky. Legislative Research Commission. Informational bulletin ;, no. 79, Informational bulletin (Kentucky. General Assembly. Legislative Research Commission) ;, no. 79.
      ContributionsNevins, Robert P., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFK1227 .A154 no. 79, KF1610.Z95 .A154 no. 79
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4380295M
      LC Control Number78631275

        A Consumer Protection Agency that is not sanctioned by a governing body will be unable to enforce laws and undertake punitive recourse; yet, a private Consumer Protection Agency still may provide a multitude of valuable resources and information with regard to the protection and advocacy of the general consumer populace – for example, the following Consumer Protection Agencies exist .   Virginia Consumer Protection Act § Title. This chapter may be cited as the Virginia Consumer Protection Act of , c. § Intent. It is the intent of the General Assembly that this chapter shall be applied as remedial legislation to promote fair and ethical standards of dealings between suppliers and the.

      NCLC is recognized nationally as an expert in fair debt collection issues, including the Fair Debt Collection Act. NCLC provides information, legal research, policy analysis, and technical and legal support to federal and state legislatures, government consumer protection officials, administrative agencies, the courts, reporters, community. International Law and Consumer Protection: The history of consumer protection. By Antonella Corradi. Antonella Corradi earned a degree in Law from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” (June, ). She works at the Ministry of Cultural Activities and Heritage of Italy. She wrote many articles and has contributed as co-author to a book on the intellectual property of biobanks for JLIS, an.

      CONSUMER PROTECTION AGENCY GHANA, Accra, Ghana. 1, likes. The consumer protection agency in Ghana, was founded The objective of CPA is to Followers: K. Consumer Protection helpline. Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Freephone: ( 4 CONSUMER) From overseas: +64 4 Email: [email protected] Hours: am to pm, NZT, Monday–Thursday and am to pm on Fridays.


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