Commercial and Consumer Law (Butterworths Student Statutes

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Savvy business owners must be aware that state consumer protection laws often provide for damages beyond the actual damages suffered by the consumer. Know more about how national laws protect the consumers and what to do in case you feel damaged Consumer Rights in Brazil only acquired visibility after the Constitution of 1988, responsible for reestablishing democracy in the country after a long dictatorship. You can find the telephone number on the product packaging.

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Publisher: Oxford University Press; 2 edition (February 17, 2005)

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