authority: Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade in Prague
The purpose of the project
was to transfer Danish experience of the optimal way of ensuring consumer
protection. The project aimed at representatives of relevant line
ministries/ bodies of state administration, as well as representatives of
economic and social partners.
The project was implemented
in December 2000.
The training focused
mainly on legal acts adopted in the Council concerning:
protection of the consumer
in respect of contracts negotiated away from business premises
infant formulae and
follow-on formula intended for export to third countries.
the protection of
purchasers in respect of certain aspects of contracts relating to the
purchase of the right to use immovable properties on a timeshare basis
injunctions for the
protection of consumers’ interests
liability for defective
certain aspects of the sale of consumer goods, and
associated guarantees Survey, Problems with Implementation and
unfair terms in consumer contracts
The training closed with an outline of the
decision-making and the organisational set-up within the consumer area in
Denmark and other Nordic countries.