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They require a majority in number and 2/3rds in value approval from the creditors and a payment of at least 25p in the £. Rights of the incapacitated consumer. (Article 58 of the Federal Consumer Protection Law). 24. It's also important to know when the law is on your side and when to contact an attorney to help you enforce your rights. Some Canadian provinces have business practices legislation covering inadequate or incomplete workmanship in home renovations. Courts have found false and misleading representations in these cases: Whether a representation is considered false or misleading will depend on the circumstances of each case.

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If the trier of fact finds that the conduct of the defendant was committed knowingly, the consumer may also recover damages for mental anguish, as found by the trier of fact, and the trier of fact may award not more than three times the amount of economic damages; or if the trier of fact finds the conduct was committed intentionally, the consumer may recover damages for mental anguish, as found by the trier of fact, and the trier of fact may award not more than three times the amount of damages for mental anguish and economic damages; (2) an order enjoining such acts or failure to act; (3) orders necessary to restore to any party to the suit any money or property, real or personal, which may have been acquired in violation of this subchapter; and (4) any other relief which the court deems proper, including the appointment of a receiver or the revocation of a license or certificate authorizing a person to engage in business in this state if the judgment has not been satisfied within three months of the date of the final judgment Attorneys Above the Law.

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However, it is not the same as the free annual credit report. This report is a completely separate report that the mass majority of consumers only find out about after they have been declined by a financial institution to open a checking or savings account The "Which?" Guide to Renting and Letting ("Which?" Consumer Guides). For Internet sources of Washington laws, cases, and regulations, see our Free Law Online page. Washington Attorney General > Internet Safety (spam, Internet auctions, file-sharing, and kids & the Internet) Washington LawHelp > Consumer & Debt (contracts, credit denial, credit reporting problems, debt collection, fraud & unfair sales practices, and loans) Washington State Library > Find-It Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice (2010 Supplement with companion website)! For example, it would be misleading to suggest that defects are only covered by a manufacturer's warranty Applied Business Law: Business Law Applied to the Problems of the Individual as Citizen, Consumer, and Employee, Based on the Uniform Commercial Code. It protects against unfair dismissal (without good cause) and says that redundancy pay must be paid if the worker has served more than two years and their job is to be abolished. Employment law imposes additional costs to the business because they have to spend additional money on training, recruitment and pay Guide to the Consumer Protection Act, 1987. Mutual error is where the parties misunderstand each other (Raffles v Wichelhaus above). This can make the contract void depending on what the issue is (in this case the subject matter of the contract) EU Competition Law and the Information and Communication Technology Network Industries: Economic versus Legal Concepts in Pursuit of (Consumer) Welfare. This Act protects you when you borrow or buy on credit. The Consumer Credit Act states that: Businesses must have licences to give credit Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice (Debtor Rights Library) by Henry J. Sommer (2006-06-04). Failure to comply with any final order entered under this section is punishable by contempt The Art Collecting Legal Handbook: Jurisdictional Comparisons. Appointment of auditors A company's first auditors are appointed by the directors, and they hold office until the first general meeting at which accounts are laid, whereupon they may be reappointed for the period up to the next general meeting at which accounts are laid (CA 2006 s.485). Thereafter the auditors are usually re-appointed annually or until the next general meeting at which accounts are laid. 3 Credit law and bankruptcy handbook (Self-counsel series).

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