22nd April 2022 |
The Consumer Rights Bill 2022 consolidates and updates existing consumer protection legislation that regulate the main types of consumer contract and introduces new and enhanced consumer protection measures. The Bill also gives effect to EU consumer rights Directives, namely (i) Directive 2019/770 on certain aspects concerning contracts for the supply of digital content and digital services; (ii) Directive 2019/771 on certain aspects concerning contracts for the sale of goods; and (iii) the main provisions of Directive 2019/2161 on the better enforcement and modernisation of Union consumer protection rules.
The Consumer Rights Bill 2022 was published on 22 April 2022.
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