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Name: Consumer Protection Act, 1997 (No. 4 of 1997).
Country: Seychelles
Subject(s): Economic and social policy
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-06-10
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, Acts, 21 p.
ISN: SYC-1997-L-47009
Bibliography: Official Gazette, Acts, 21 p.
Abstract/Citation: Provides for the creation of a Consumer Protection Board and the post of a Director of Consumer Protection, both which shall promote consumer education and information, formulate relevant legislation, create means of consumer arbitration, and investigate cases of offences. Section 8 prohibits false advertisement; s. 11 requires producers of goods to ensure reasonable standards of quality and warn consumers of possible risk or hazards associated with a product's use.

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