Consumer Protection Act 2007

Chapter 2

Misleading Commercial Practices


Modifications (not altering text):


Chapter included in definition of “national measure” and infringements with international or widespread effects under chapter prescribed as offences (17.01.2020) by European Union (Cooperation Between National Authorities Responsible for the Enforcement of Consumer Protection Laws) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 14 of 2020), reg. 7(2), (3)(a), in effect as per reg. 1(2).


General prohibition on misleading commercial practices.

42.— (1) A trader shall not engage in a misleading commercial practice.

(2) Without prejudice to the amendments of the Hallmarking Act 1981 made by section 99 , sections 43 to 46 specify the various circumstances in which a commercial practice is misleading.