Trading Standards: Law and Practice is a comprehensive guide for everyone concerned with the implementation of trading standards law. The first guide available in one single volume, this book covers the full range of the work undertaken by trading standards officers in local authorities. The authors provide in respect of each offence clear and exhaustive analysis of statute and case-law and their application. Trading Standards: Law and Practice provides for every type of offence: user-friendly text whilst retaining full analysis of the law; wording of statutory provision; an authoritative commentary and analysis of the practical issues; a precedent for each indictment and for information; a summary of the key elements of the offence; an explanation of defences available and sentencing guidelines; checklists of procedural and sentencing guidelines; The book also covers the implications of the Human Rights Act 1998 upon trading law and regulation.
Table of Contents
Introduction and General Matters; Trade Descriptions; Product Counterfeiting; Fair Trading; Prices; Weights and Measures; Age Restricted Sales; Animal Protection