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March, 28 2012 09:51:15

Fines set for consumer rights violations

The Government issued Decree No 19/2012/ND-CP on March 16, providing for sanctions for administrative violations in the area of consumer rights violations. For each administrative violation, the violating organisations and individuals shall be given a warning or fined up to VND70 million (US$3,349). Based on the nature and seriousness of violation, the violaters shall face additional sanctions such as loss of licence or professional practising certification or confiscation of property. Violations of warranties on goodsshall be fined from VND5 million ($238) to VND70 million ($3,349), according to the value of such goods. The decree, which takes effect on May 1, also sets sanctions for false advertising and offering shoddy goods or goods or services that harm or risk of harm to life, health or property of the consumer. — BIZCONSULT

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