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Price control as a means of consumer protection in Zimbabwe

S. Mupindu

Price control as a means of consumer protection in Zimbabwe

a review of the price formation system

by S. Mupindu

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Published by Zimbabwe Institute of Development Studies in Harare .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zimbabwe.
    • Subjects:
    • Price regulation -- Zimbabwe.,
    • Consumer protection -- Zimbabwe.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby S. Mupindu and L. Masuku.
      SeriesWorking paper ;, no. 16, Working paper (Zimbabwe Institute of Development Studies) ;, no. 16.
      ContributionsMasuko, L., Workshop on Price Control and Consumer Protection (1987 : Harare, Zimbabwe)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB236.Z55 M87 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 35 p. ;
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1392381M
      LC Control Number92982124

        After visiting three EcoCash sites with no cash, the fourth one had cash but for her to cash out the $15, the charges were $4,50, a whooping 30%. Where are the regulatory authorities to safeguard the interests of consumers? Wither consumer rights in Zimbabwe. Under the Consumer Protection Act , advertising is seen as misleading if it involves false, misleading or deceptive information that is likely to cause the average consumer to act in a way they might otherwise not. Advertising may also be considered misleading if important information that the average consumer needs to make an informed.

      Consumer Protection Act , popularly known as COPRA. You will learn more about COPRA later. CCCONSUMER R R RIGHTSIGHTSIGHTS SAFETY IS EVER YONE’S RIGHT Reji’s Suffering CONSUMER RIGHTS ingredients used, price, batch number, date of manufactur e, Size: KB. A new consumer protection law. In , the UAE Cabinet approved the issuing of a new federal law on consumer protection which is in line with the Unified Law on Consumer Protection of the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries (GCC). The new law aims to: guarantee the protection of consumers and stability of prices.

      consumer protection internationally and in the region. The situational report submitted to the FMT comprised three sections. 1. A review of the main international and regional literature, guidelines and principles pertaining to consumer protection in the financial services industry. A summary of this discussion is provided inFile Size: KB. Let us learn about the effects of price control by the government in the market. Price Control: The Maximum Price Legislation: Government may find it wise to prevent rise in prices above the market equilibrium or to prevent fall in prices below the market equilibrium. Such method of intervention is called price control.


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Price control as a means of consumer protection in Zimbabwe by S. Mupindu Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mupindu, S. and Masuko, Louis (), Price control as a means of consumer protection in Zimbabwe: a review of the price formation system, Working paper no. 16,Harare: Institute of Development Studies, University of ZimbabweAuthor: Shinga Mupindu, Louis Masuko.

Mupindu, Shinga and Masuko, Louis (). Price control as a means of consumer protection in Zimbabwe: A review of the price formation system: Zimbabwe Institute of Development Studies, 35p. Inflation. Price Control.

and Fiscal Adiustmnt: The Case of Zimbabwe I: INTRODUCTION Adjustment programs typically involve a complex policy package which include price liberalization, devaluation and trade policy reforms, as well as public enterprise and fiscal reform, including reduction in subsidies andFile Size: 2MB.

Companies employ a wide range of pricing strategies in marketing their goods and services to consumers. Generally the practices they utilize are legitimate. However on occasion, some of the advertising and pricing methodologies employed by unscrupulous companies are skilfully orchestrated to mislead and deceive shoppers.

The Price Control Act is legislation. The minister urged the Consumer Council of Zimbabwe to also act on the matter, by disseminating correct information to consumers, so that they keep abreast with pricing issues. consumer rights and awareness projects did not start in Zimbabwe today, but their intensity were already felt in the developed world also.

Consumer rights issues, ethical issues, such as paying Third World producers a fair price, providing minimum wages, guaranteeing long-term trading commitments and fair credit terms, the.

the control of imports into and exports from Zimbabwe; and for other purposes incidental and supplementary to the foregoing.

[Date of commencement: 26th March, ] 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Control of Goods Act [Chapter ].

2 Interpretation In this Act—File Size: 79KB. The Consumer Council of Zimbabwe has its origins deeply rooted in the great and noble cause of protecting and empowering consumers by monitoring product quality and service to ensure total adherence to reasonably accepted standard.

Over the years we have successfully lobbied for the following consumer protection legislation. INTRODUCTION TO CONSUMER RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES. The Word “consumer” is a derivative of the Latin word “Consumere” which means, “to take up totally or to eat’.

The consumer is one who consumes or uses any commodity or service available to him either from natural resources or through a market. “Consumer Commission” means the Consumer Protection Commission established by section 3; “consumer protection policy” means the aims of the Minister for consumer protection as published by the Minister from time to time which may include the enhanced rights and remedies available to the consumer;File Size: KB.

This Act may be cited as the Consumer Contracts Act [Chapter ]. 2 Interpretation. In this Act— “consumer contract” means a contract for the sale or supply of goods or services or both, in which the seller or supplier is dealing in the course of business and the purchaser or user is not, but does not include—.

Government recently had to give an ultimatum for the fuel sector to slash prices to accord with the global fall in the price of oil, which was done reluctantly. The Consumer Council of Zimbabwe says the best shield for the long-suffering Zimbabwean consumer lies in a Consumer Protection Law. Regulations made by the Minister under section 35 of the Consumer Protection (Price and Supplies Control) Act 1.

These regulations may be cited as the Consumer Protection (Importation and Sale of Second-hand Motor Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations 2. In these regulations – “principal regulations” means the Consumer Protection. Two-liter cartons of a popular orange drink, priced atZimbabwe dollars a week ago, were sold fordollars, or about 45 cents at the currency’s black-market exchange rate.

Gasoline was reported to be vanishing from filling stations as the going price, aboutdollars per liter. The launch of the Consumer Protection Bill in Octoberalthough long overdue, is a step in the right direction for Government in an effort to ensure. Consumer protection agencies in the United Nations Guidelines for Consumer Protection 26 Functions of consumer protection agencies 26 Organizational models for consumer protection agencies 27 Examples of Government agencies within ministries 27 Consultation mechanisms 28 Operational autonomy 29File Size: 1MB.

CHAPTER CONSUMER PROTECTION ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS SECTIONS PART I Preliminary 1. Short title 2. Interpretation PART II Consumer Protection Office 3.

Establishment of Consumer Protection Office 4. Appointment of Director and other staff 5. Functions of Office 6. Investigating officers PART III Complaints and Investigations 7. Lodging. 6 Consumer Protection Act, No. 68 of Consumer Protection Act, No.

68 of 7 ys’ notice, in writing or other recorded means, of cancellation da of fixed-term agreements. Reasonable penalties may apply. Suppliers must extend fixed-term agreements on a month-to-File Size: KB. consumer protection that has been enacted by a province; ‘‘apply’’, when used in relation to a trade description, price, notice or any similar form of information, means to emboss, impress, engrave, etch, print or weave into.

Press Release - As from Sunday 26 Aprilthe prices of additional basic commodities and sanitary products will be controlled in a bid to prevent profiteering and hoarding.

The certification of organic produce can be thought of as a means of consumer protection and, in a more general sense, environmental stewardship.

From Cambridge English Corpus. Households are unable to do the same without an effective structure of consumer protection, also lacking typically in developing countries.A ray of hope for the outlawing of corporal punishment in Zimbabwe: A review of recent developments Doctors who cause the patient deaths Case note on S v McGown (1) ZLR 4 (H) Judicial appointment in Zimbabwe: defining the concept of “fit and proper person” research paper submitted to the Faculty of Law of the Midlands State University.Regulations made by the Minister under section 35 of the Consumer Protection (Price and Supplies Control) Act Mark-Up) 1.

These regulations may be cited as the Consumer Protection (Consumer Goods) (Maximum Regulations 2. In these regulations — “Act” means the Consumer Protection (Price and Supplies Control) Act ; “bill of.