Consumer Protection Act 2007


Court may order convicted person to publish corrective statement.

82.— (1) This section applies to a person—

(a) convicted of an offence under section 47 (respecting misleading commercial practices), 56 (respecting prohibited commercial practices) or 65(2) (respecting pyramid promotional schemes), or

(b) convicted of such an offence pursuant to section 70(1) (respecting offences of traders due to act or default of another person).

(2) On conviction of the person to whom this section applies and on application of the Agency, the court may, in addition to any fine or penalty imposed, order the person to publish, at the person’s expense and in any manner the court considers appropriate, the facts relating to the commission of the offence and a corrective statement in respect of those facts.

(3) The court may, based on the submissions of the Agency in the application and as the court considers appropriate, specify the form and content of the corrective statement or give any directions in respect of the publication of that statement.