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Aggressive Commercial Practices
 
Super: The Trade Descriptions (Unfair Trade Practices) (Amendment) Ordinance 2012
Aggressive Commercial Practices
Smart Eye: The Trade Descriptions Ordinance! Beware of Aggressive Commercial Practices!
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It constitutes the offence of aggressive commercial practices if a trader uses harassment, coercion, or undue influence to impair consumers’ freedom of choice or conduct, causing consumer to make a transactional decision that he would not have made otherwise.
Be a smart consumer!
To learn more, please visit the website.
Super: Enhanced protection for consumers
Shop with peace of mind
www.consumer.org.hk/unfair_trade_practices

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