Consumer Protection Act

Only available on StudyMode
  • Download(s) : 110
  • Published : February 15, 2011
Open Document
Text Preview
ACT 599 CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT 1999 [REPRINT - 2001]

LAWS OF MALAYSIA ACT 599 CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT 1999 [REPRINT - 2001] Date of Royal Assent : 27th August 1999 Date of publication in the Gazette : 9th September 1999 Date of coming into operation : 15th November 1999 [P.U.(B) 415/99]

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART I PRELIMINARY..............................................................................................................................1 Section 1 : Short Title And Commencement .............................................................................. 1 Section 2 : Application.................................................................................................................... 1 Section 3 : Interpretation ................................................................................................................ 2 Section 4 : Ouster Of Choice Of Law........................................................................................... 5 Section 5 : Savings For Other Relevant Legislation.................................................................... 6 Section 6 : No Contracting Out..................................................................................................... 6 Section 7 : Appointment of Controller, Deputy Controllers, etc............................................. 6

PART II MISLEADING AND DECEPTIVE CONDUCT, FALSE REPRESENTATION AND UNFAIR PRACTICE ...7 Section 8 : Interpretation ................................................................................................................ 7 Section 9 : Misleading Conduct.................................................................................................... 7 Section 10 : False Or Misleading Representation....................................................................... 7 Section 11 : False Representation And Other Misleading Conduct In Relation To Land... 8 Section 12 : Misleading Indication As To Price ........................................................................... 9 Section 13 : Bait Advertising.........................................................................................................10 Section 14 : Gifts, Prizes, Free Offers, Etc....................................................................................11 Section 15 : Claim That Goods Are Limited ..............................................................................11 Section 16 : Demanding Or Accepting Payment Without Intending To Supply ...............12 Section 17 : Future Services Contract ........................................................................................12 Section 18 : Presumption Of Liability For Advertisement ........................................................13

PART III SAFETY OF GOODS AND SERVICES .........................................................................................13 Section 19 : Safety Standards ......................................................................................................13 Section 20 : Compliance with safety standards ......................................................................14 Section 21 : General Safety Requirement For Goods.............................................................14 Section 22 : Defence.....................................................................................................................14 Section 23 : Prohibition Against Unsafe Goods ........................................................................15 Section 24 : Prohibition Of Importation Of Goods Or Services..............................................16

PART IV OFFENCES, DEFENCES AND REMEDIES IN RELATION TO PARTS II AND III................................16 Section 25 : Contravention Of Parts II And III To Be An Offence...........................................16 Section 26 : Offence Caused By Act Or Default Of Another Person...................................17 Section 27 : Defence...
tracking img