As part of our commitment to continually improve our service and to help our clients meet their legal obligations, we continue to update the Legal Registers on our website and provide free quarterly legal compliance updates to anyone who subscribes. The purpose of these updates is to ensure you stay up to date with any changes in your legal compliance obligations, our updates can also be kept and can be used as evidence that your business is staying up to date with any changes in the legislation, this can be very helpful at audit time.
The Consumer Rights Act came into force on 1 October 2015 which meant from that date new consumer rights became law covering:
Most of these changes were important updates to existing laws. But two new areas of law were also introduced.
The Consumer Rights Act 2015 stands alongside Regulations to create a greatly simplified body of consumer law. Taken together, they set out the basic rules which govern how consumers buy and businesses sell to them in the UK.
(1) The amendment, repeal or revocation of any provision by this Act has the same extent as the provision concerned.(2)Section 27 extends only to Scotland.(3)Chapter 3 of this Part extends only to England and Wales.(4)Subject to that, this Act extends to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
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