publication . Thesis . 2013

The inadequacy of consumer protection in the UAE: the need for reform

AlGhafri, Abdulla MA;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This thesis was submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and awarded by Brunel University. This thesis addresses the consumer protection regime in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) against damages posed by defective industrial products, unfair business practices and misleading advertising. Nowadays, unfair and deceptive practices such as the selling of defective or sub-standard goods, the charging of exorbitant prices, misrepresentation of the efficacy or usefulness of goods, and negligence as to safety standards have become rampant. Accordingly, it has become necessary to promote the development and refinement of statutory measures, even in developed count...
Subjects
free text keywords: Consumer protection, UAE Consumer Protection Law 2006, Wasta, Monopoly, Adhesion contract
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