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Key Facts: Consumer Law





ISBN 9780340887585
Published March 31, 2005 by Routledge
144 Pages

 
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Book Description

Key Facts has been specifically written for students studying Law. It is the essential revision tool for a broad range of law courses from A Level to degree level. Consumer Law is also relevant to courses for Trading Standards Officers and many Business Studies courses.



The series is written and edited by an expert team of authors whose experience means they know exactly what is required in a revision aid. They include examiners, barristers and lecturers who have brought their expertise and knowledge to the series to make it user-friendly and accessible.



Chapters include: The character of consumer contracts / Consumer protection in contract law / Contracts for sale of goods / Unsolicited goods / Distance selling / Contracts to provide services / Protection under the law of tort / Exemption clauses & unfair terms in consumer contracts / The Consumer Protection Act 1987 / Criminal Law as a means of consumer protection / Consumer finance / Trade Descriptions Act 1968 / Misleading proce indications / Regulating advertising / Insurance / Holidays / Food.

Table of Contents

Introduction to consumer protection
Consumer protection in contract law
Sale of goods
Unsolicited goods
Distance selling
Supply of goods and services
Protection under the law of tort
Control of exemption clauses & unfair terms
The Consumer Protection Act 1987 and civil remedies
Criminal Law as a means of consumer protection
The Consumer Protection Act 1987 and criminal liability
Trade Descriptions Act 1968
Misleading prices
Consumer credit
Package holidays

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Biography

Author and series editor Jacqueline Martin LLM is a former Chief Examiner for A Level Law with a major examining board. She has ten years' experience as a practising barrister and has taught students of all ages.

Series editor Chris Turner LLM is a qualified barrister and a Senior Lecturer in Law at Wolverhampton University. He is also Chief Examiner for A Level Law for a major examining board and an experienced author.