Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
Federal and state aws established to protect retail purchasers of goods and services from inferior, adulterated, hazardous, and deceptively advertised products, and deceptive or fraudulent sales practices; these laws cover everything from food to cosmetics, from banking to fair housing. Most states have established agencies to actively protect the consumer.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:13 pm