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Consumer Rights and Protection

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Also known as Consumer Protection laws, consumer rights and protection are government regulated laws that protect the consumer from unfair trade practices by businesses. Consumers are those that purchase goods and/or services.
United StatesThe laws vary in different states and it can depend on the reason why you want to cancel. It is important that you check the rules in your particular state. Also, its not easy. For example, some states have Lemon Laws that cover the purchase of a car with unreasonable and costly repairs…
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If you are talking about the med you get for workers comp pain they do pay the 100% (do not use your ins.)... (doctors visits as well) 100% If you have been injured on the job, Worker's Compensation is responsible for the WHOLE thing. It is not responsible for the 20% copay for your health insuranc…
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I just called my doctor's office to transfer my records. They said that it costs $0.5 per page for the chart and $25 for the X-rays (no matter how many). I am not sure if this was legal, but I paid anyway because I needed the records to be released today. Btw, when I was requesting records to be rel…
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There are several important reasons for some sort of formal "consumer protection." To take it first from the consumer's point of view, the seller has possession of the item for sale and is in a much better position to know the product and/or prevent the consumer from seeing anything wrong with it. V…
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When customers aren't loyal, then the business isn't as stable. Management must develop a strategy to stop customer migration, so that they can remain in operation.
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The Consumer Act of the Philippines http://www.chanrobles.com/republicactno7394.htm
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NEED FOR CONSUMER PROTECTIONConsumer protection is justified on two primary grounds. First, it promotes a more efficient functioning of the market by compensating for the imbalance between consumers and sellers as regards bargaining power and informational control. Consumers are generally isolated i…
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What is a consumer protection is an often asked question. Here are some important areas of consumer concern. One is that products are safe for adults and children, another is that food products are properly examined before a consumer can by it. Also, any company that offers free returns if a custome…
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One way is by selling low quality products at a very high price. Another is for the vendor to not back up a warranty.
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That would be a filibuster. The exact definition of a filibuster is an action such as a prolonged speech that obstructs progress in a legislative assembly while not technically contravening the required procedures.
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Anyone who visits a doctor or takes medicines or even joins a health club or buys vitamins.
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The sale of goods and supply of services act 1980
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check out consumer protection act 1986
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Consumer health is the tips and commentaries that provide suggestions and information to help become more careful consumers. The focus in on families, patients, caregivers and the general public.
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The patient or the person who purchases and uses health care.
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If you're referring to prices intentionally marked lower than they really are, this is known as "bait and switch," a form of fraud. Most states have consumer protection agencies or laws which make this practice illegal, and most states enforce these laws through their attorneys general.
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A pro forma contract is a rough and simple outline of a contract that does not include minor details. The most common of this contract is an employment contract or rental agreement.
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The Fair Credit Reporting Act is just one of many sources of consumer rights, and it primarily focuses on the credit reporting agencies, Trans Union, Equifax and Experion. Generally, the Act requires that the reporting agencies maintain accurate information and provide certain methods of communicati…
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*to get maximum satisfaction for the money he pays*to get legal cover*to protect from unhealthy goods
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In copyright infringement cases, it's best to start without involving a lawyer. Going directly to the infringer can yield exactly the results you wanted, and it's guaranteed to be cheaper. If direct action doesn't seem to work, then have a lawyer draft a more formal cease-and-desist. Very few copyri…
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To protect the public against unlawful and unethical business practices.
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food is rich in Carbohydrates and asubtance taken into the body fr:rosen villamor
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Ralph Nader is 83 years old (birthdate: February 27, 1934).
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The laws in the Philippines about product liability is strict and has liabilities that can be both criminal and civil.
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Repossession agents go to great length to make sure they are repossessing the correct vehicle. Plate numbers, make and model, year of model and especially VIN are cross checked against the lending agencies records from the date of sale to ensure the vehicle being repossessed is correct. In theory,…
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The two are not synonymous and therefore not comparable. Laws (legal principles) are codified and agreed to by the legislature (representative of the people) and are necessary to establish good order and calm among society. Ethics, on the other hand, are viewed and interpreted differently from per…
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Good that can be used in place of another good.
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Forget about Airasia, its the worst airline i ever use. BEWARE they told you the number are toll free but when U receive the phone bill, you will know. You can hold on the line forever.
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With commercials.
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- make trivial objections: to argue over unimportant things and make petty objections- petty objection: an unimportant distinction or petty objection
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Read this: http://www.dol.gov/esa/whd/regs/compliance/whdfs30.pdf We had our entire paycheck garnished this week and by FEDERAL LAW they should have only received 25% MAXIMUM!! Off to an attorney tomorrow... I need to save our house. We are Arkansas residents and this scavenger attorney who debt col…
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You should file a bankruptcy letter of intent as soon as possible so that your creditors will be on notice. This will stop the harassing calls and foreclosure proceedings if you are behind in your mortgage payments.
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6th January is my bithday date,please always first check the expiry date.
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If you avoid being served, you will then be investigated. Upon completion of he investigation, a default judgement can be ordered against you. so in simple terms you will have been found guilty of the accusation against you.
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The blocking bill gives the minority party power. It requires two-thirds of the Senate must agree for a bill to be passed.
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YES. In fact, there's a federal lawsuit brought by the U.S. Government! On Feb. 24, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission raided the offices of Ivy Capital - in CA, AZ, and UT. Ivy Capital's assets have been frozen by federal law enforcement because of false misrepresentations made by telemarketers to …
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what is the main function of the US senate?
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questionnaire on consumer protection
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The answer depends on several factors that include marital status of the parents. Generally, if the parents are legally married one parent cannot keep the child from the other parent. If the parents are not married and there is no court-ordered visitation the mother can keep the child from the fath…
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It means "what happened after you were charged" e.g. dismissed, probation, 2 years to serve,etc.
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The Pope is the most protected man in the world. There has not been an assassination of a Pope since the 1200's. Most people would say that the President of the United States is the most protected man, but that is not true. The proof is the fact that presidents have been killed in modern times, wher…
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I don't know so turn of your computer.
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Personal Protective Equipments
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There is very little you can do. IF they have a garnishment then they already have a judgment against you and have failed in collecting their money in other ways. The problem is that unless you have some way to have the judgment set aside, you're probably stuck with paying it off or waiting it out. …
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Consumer protection is essential for a healthy economy. We need Consumer Protection Act for the following:- Physical protection of the consumer. Protection against deceptive and unfair trade practices. Protection against all types of pollution. Protection against the abuse of monopoly position a…
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Ethical conduct is a code of ethics/rules in order to ensure they are followed. They may include terms and/or conditions and constraints.
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You should ask Mr Jose in Sunderland University in Danang.
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Yes Yes
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Consumer protection involves both the protected consumers as well as the relevant governmental agencies. The ways of the granted protection involving legislating and enforcing regulatory laws. The means to consumer protection involve mechanism that allow for consumer to petition for redress against …
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The Consumer Protection Act protects consumer from fraud. It ensures that consumers are aware of harmful products on the market.
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legislators protection from liability in a civil lawsuit for duties that they perfom with in their offices jurisdiction.
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The scales at which economies perform and the reach the players in a market have are been constantly challenged and consequently stretched. The complexity has been rising since the Industrial Revolution at a considerable speed. Such advances have made common law principle of Caveat Emptor obsolete i…
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Health Consumers are those who use health information, products, and services. This groups includes the well, the sick, the young, the middle-aged, the rich and the poor.
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Because without it they are subject to being ripped off by retailers, being sold faulty goods and being unable to change them, being sold things that are not what they were advertised as being. Without protection from these kinds of practices and many others a consumer is in a very bad position if t…
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Organs of consumer protection consist of various Consumer Forums formed at regional at state level to act as Watchdogs to protect customer interests,to act as advisor to show remedical measures against misdeeds done against customers by various bodies. They are the oxygen stimulus when the customers…
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Consumerism has many negative consequences. The worst one is the fact that people feel like they have to purchase things in order to find happiness. Of course, this isn't true, but people still try to fill voids in their lives with stuff.
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right to information right to be safe right to choose right to be heard right to live
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So your daughter/son borrowed some of your money without your knowledge? Well if I were you I would ground him/her for a while meaning no televsion, no video games, no visiting friends,etc only coming home from school going straight to his/her room to do homework, then to have dinner, then back to t…
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A cooling off period is a length of time in which the two sides to a purchase agreement, or contract can think things over and cancel with no penalty. There are several different legal areas where a "cooling off period" is operative but for consumers, certain contracts automatically provide the cons…
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If you fail to appear, the judge can (and usually will) issue a judgement against you requiring you to pay. The creditor can then take the judgement and apply it against your credit reports, garnish your wages or have property seized.
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The part of decision which is binding
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it depends on the ages of the people. They MUST be over the age of 15, however, if one of the partners is 18 or older, ther other partner must be 17. So if two 15 year olds decided to have to sex in colorado, that would be perfectly legal. However if one was 19 and another was 16, that would be ille…
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The main objective of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 is to protect the interest and safeguard the rights of the consumers which are as follows: Right to be protected against the marketing of goods and services which are hazardous to life and property Right to be informed about the quality, …
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You should accept them and appear at the hearing.
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1. It can serve the interest of both the consumer and business person. As ignoring the interest and protection of customers may be a sure death of business. 2. Exploitation of consumer is against the Directive Principles of State policy laid down in the constitution. 3. business moulds and create …
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One of the subjects for a SSC exam is general intelligence. Other subjects also include: general awareness, basic English, and arithmetic.
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Whoever put up the bond will have to forfeit the entire amount of the bond set by the court. If it is a bailbondsman, he can, and will, get it back when he finds you and presents you to the court. If your family/friends/etc, put up the money they will lose the entire amount. Even if you manage to sk…
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This is my experience and the observations, that I have made. Most women pay a lot of attention to their fingernails. If they pay no attention at all to these, they are probably not as feminine as I would like. Contrarily a woman with extremely long and manicured nails would most likely be quite hig…
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Section 23 The consideration or object of an agreement is lawful, unless- it is forbidden by law 1[ ; or is of such a nature that, if permitted, it would defeat the provisions of any law; or is fraudulent; or involves or implies injury to the person or property of another or; the Court regards it a…
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If you are a law enforcement officer or retired law enforcement officer, yes. If you aren't, no. There is no CCW permit that is good thoughout the entire U.S.
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The Federal Trade Commission regulates advertising and claims, such as ads for high-technology products.
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There mother tongue is indian but they spoke many languages like english, marathi, tamil, and many more.
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no.... it does not exist...it is a fraud and a scam
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Case Study Consumer Behaviour The core of marketing concept is to understand consumer needs and develop products/services that meet these needs. 'Swish' is a brand of jackets based in Pakistan which has been selling Jackets to the mass market since 1980 in Pakistan. They did not take pain to study …
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It's when there is something you're trying to stop (prevent) from happening, so you take a preventive measure (do something) to stop the thing you think might happen.
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Before we make a decision, lets take some things into consideration.
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Don't be taken advantage of, fight back!Fight for your rights!
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There is only one statutory license fee in the US: mechanicals. In all other cases, the rightsholder can demand whatever he or she feels the market will bear.
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In Illinois as in most states they have set medical debts documented in writing and set the limit at a long 10 years. That gives them a fairly long period of time in which to collect. And it will be measured from the last acknowledgment of the debt, payment or letter from the person who owes.
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Right to Reasonable Redress
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THE ANSWER TO THIS QUESTION ,IS THAT THIS COMPANY NEVER HAS EXSITED, WE KNOW BECAUSE WE LIKE ALL THE OTHERS WERE SCAMMED BY THESE SO CALLED HUMAN BEINGS. BUT REST ASSURE, THEY ARE ON THE RUN, AND THEY WILL BE CAUGHT, ITS ONLY A MATTER OF TIME FOR THEM, THEY CANT HIDE FOREVER. THEY WILL BE CAUGHT.You…
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As long as it is not stolen, to keep your ass outa trouble go to the police and tell the police the story on whats going. I had this same problem only thing is that I paid for the item and they reported it stolen, so I'm out $400 and a decent laptop.------------This would be a lesson for answerer nu…
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Complying with consumer protection regulations increases production costs and raises prices.
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Advertising a product at a low price when it is no longer available
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Government censorship
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These are your rights under Federal and State Law. The FCRA, FDCPA, and CROA all protect you (the consumer) and give you certain rights to protect yourself from the credit bureaus, creditors, collection agencies, and credit repair companies.
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In California it will depend on what level the prosecution sets the specific charges at. If the felony can result in over 8 year in prison it is set at 6 years. Less that that they are set at 3 years. Misdemeanors will be set at 1 year unless a minor is involved which makes it 3 years.
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Visit this website and it will tell you everything about the data protection act and YOU WILL ALSO FIND A VERY GOOD VIDEO ON THIS WEBSITE ABOUT DATA PROTECTION ACT: http://computersandthelaw.webs.com/thedataprotectionact.htm
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It falls on the 15th of March each year.
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The advantages are that it is good for the consumers and there are no disadvantages except for the companies
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Seems like a bit of a reach, but since it still appears in the US Code one would have to conclude that it is, in fact, legal and enforeceable.
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encourages critical thinking n helps consumers function more efficiently,promotes self confidence and independence,imparts life skills,improves quality of life,enhances citizen awareness,promotes stable society,satisfies customers,increases sales.
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