Consumer Protection and the Criminal Law: Law, Theory, and Policy in the UK

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Index
access to justice, 16–18, 60–1, 244
small claims, 60
see also Law of Contract, Law of Torts
Ashworth, Andrew, 64, 65, 71–3, 81, 83, 86, 219, 244–5
assurances
cessation of trader misconduct, 201–3, 239
Burden, Ramil, 29–30
Citizens' Charter, 4
competition
legal regulation of, 19
prior approval, effect on, 42–3
standards, effect on, 47
consumer
citizenship and, 3, 4, 38
definitions of, 2–4
freedom of contract, 8
information, supply of, 20–5
perfect market, behaviour in, 5
rights, awareness of, 17
vulnerability: groups, 29–32, 132; low income, 30; susceptibility, 32
consumer credit
cost constraints on general availability, 37
information, 51, 160–1
Consumer Credit Act 1974, 9, 11, 37, 38, 51
licence revocation, enforcement, 78, 160, 239
Consumer Credit (Advertisements) Regulations, 1989,
disclosure requirements, 49
consumer law
culpability in relation to, 68–9, 71, 73
potential harm, protection against, 67
consumer protection
barrier to market entry, 19
distributive justice and, 28–32, 132
economic constraint factors, 1
good faith, 9–11
market-based approach to, 1, 2, 27
perfect market, 18
pricing, 23, 24, 74
privity of contract, effect of, 14
rights, awareness of, 17
social policy: community values, 38, 39; consumer confidence, 38
unconscionable bargains, 10–14
unfair contract terms, 9, 10
Consumer Protection Act 1987, 2, 4, 15
delegated powers: emergency safety regulations, 151–2; enforcement measures, 137; judicial review, 150–2; misleading pricing, 166–8, 178; safety regulations, consultation, 150–1
development risks defence, 16
enforcement powers, 239–40; forfeiture orders, 235–6; information powers, 234; notices to warn, 233–4; prohibition notices, 232–3; suspension notices, 234–5
imprisonment, 78
product safety, 127, 137
strict liability, 16
vicarious liability, 102–3
Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999, 14
corporate liability
bypass procedure, employee liability, 224, 246–7
controlling interest, 122, 149
determining fault, 107; corporate fault, 107–8; reactive fault, 108–9
directing mind, 95, 97–98, 119–20
mens rea offences, 103, 109–10; consumer protection offences, 104–5; doctrine of aggregation, 105–7
regulatory crime, 102
vicarious liability, 85–7, 91–3, 96, 109–10, 119; doctrine of

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgements xii
  • Abbreviation xiii
  • 1 - Consumer Protection Rationales 1
  • 2 - Techniques of Regulation 40
  • 3 - The Role of Criminal Sanctions in Consumer Protection 63
  • 4 - The Use of the Criminal Law 87
  • 5 - Consumers and Safety: the Protection of Physical Integrity 126
  • 6 - The Protection of Economic Interests 156
  • 7 - The Enforcement of Regulatory Consumer Law 212
  • 8 - Conclusions 244
  • Index 250
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