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【country】:United Kingdom

Director General Of X Trading v Diw** [1996] EWCA Civ 829


LORD JUSTICE SAVILLE: In Part 3 of the X Trading Act 1973 the Director General of X Trading is given powers to seek assurances from people carrying on a business to refrain from persisting in conduct which is unX to consumers; and to enlist the aid of the courts if such assurances are not forthcoming or have not been observed.
Section 34 of the Act is in the following terms:
"Action by Director with respect to course of conduct detrimental to interests of consumers
(1) Where it appears to the Director that the person carrying on a business has in the course of that business persisted in a course of conduct which-
(a) is detrimental to the interests of consumers in the United Kingdom, whether those interests are economic interests or interests in respect of health, safety or other matters, and
(b) in accordance with the following provisions of this section is to be regarded as unX to consumers...
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