Consumer Law

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Andrew McGahey and Aoife Ryan of Kennedys examine the Representative Actions for the Protection of the Collective Interests of Consumers Bill 2022. The EU Representative Actions Directive (EU) 2020/1828 is to be transposed into Irish law by 25 December 2022, with effect from June 2023. The Directive

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A public consultation has been launched in Ireland on a new EU proposal to ensure that consumers are protected from unsafe products in a digital age. The European Commission’s proposed Regulation on General Product Safety (GPSR) – which would replace the 20-year-old General Product Safet

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Plans for the most substantial reform of consumer contract law in Ireland in four decades have gone out to consultation. The Consumer Rights Bill 2021, which the government wants to become law by the end of the year, aims to consolidate and modernise consumer protection legislation, making it easier

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Northern Ireland lawyers have been encouraged to respond to a Law Commission of England and Wales consultation on consumer law and insolvency. The consultation on consumer sales contracts concerns a draft bill which would reform the rules governing the transfer of ownership of goods to consumers in

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A new law requiring a minimum expiry date of five years for gift vouchers has come into effect from today. The Consumer Protection (Gift Vouchers) Act 2019 is the first piece of legislation in any European country designed to protect consumers on gift vouchers.

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