SCOTT, COLIN & BLACK, JULIA.
Title Cranston's Consumers And The Law.
Book Condition Softcover. Brand new book.
Edition Third Edition. Law in Context Series.
Publisher Butterworths, London, Edinburgh, Dublin: 2000.
0406988021 / 9780406988027
Seller ID 42436X1
The third edition of Cranston's Consumers and the Law brings the reader fully up to date with developments in consumer law and includes important new material on utilities and financial services regulation. An internet home page has also been established for readers of this book. The home page has two main purposes. First, it provides links to websites containing primary sources such as codes, consultation documents and reports which are not always accessible in law libraries. Secondly it provides periodic updating information on key developments in law and policy. The contents of this book is as follows: 1. Introduction: the context of consumer protection; Part I. Business Self-Regulation; 2. Business self-regulation; Part II. Private Law: 3. Private law in perspective; 4. Minimum quality standards for products: retailers' liability; 5. Minimum quality standards for products: manufacturers' liability; 6. Minimum quality standards for services; 7. Consumer credit; Part III. Public Control: 8. Broad statutory standards; 9. The provision of information; 10. Product standards; 11. Controls of trade practices; 12. Prior approval by licensing; Part IV. Conclusion. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Consumers, Consumer Law, Colin Scott, Julia Black, Law, Consumer Contracts, Consumer Credit, Liability, Small Claims, Repossession, Regulations, Private Law, Office of Fair Trading, Mispricing, Information Disclosure, Guarantees, European Community, Department of Trade and Industry, Crowther Committee Class Acts, Code of Advertising Practice, Advertising Standards Authority).