“Two brothers have been jailed for misleading thousands of customers at a Lapland-themed park on the Hampshire and Dorset border.”
BBC News, 18th March 2011
from the Inner Temple Library
“For the purposes of applying the causation test in regulations 5 and 6 of the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 the combined effect of all relevant misleading acts and omissions had first to be ascertained, and then subjected to the test whether, taken in the aggregate, it would probably cause the average consumer to take a transactional decision which he would not otherwise have taken.”
WLR Daily, 3rd February 2011
Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.
“Consumers face many situations in which a trader has broken unfair trading regulations but they have no direct course of action, the Law Commission and Law Commission of Scotland have said. Laws that could cover consumers are too complex, they said.”
OUT-LAW.com, 25th October 2010