PPL 407 - Law of Consumer and Protection I

4 Unit(s)


Basic Concepts: Consumer, Consumer Rights, Consumer Redress, Service/Product Liability, Consumerism and Consumer Protection. Overview of Consumer Protection in Three Selected Countries. Regulatory Agencies: the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Consumer Protection Council (CPC) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Other Consumer Protection Statutes: the Food and Drugs Act, the Counterfeit and Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Food (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, the Food, Drugs and Related Products (Registration) Act, the Price Control Act, the Weights and Measures Act, the Trade Malpractices (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria Act, the National Tobacco Control Act, the Dangerous Drugs Act, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Act. Consumer Advocacy and Representation: Consumer Representation in Relevant Regulatory Agencies, Agents of Consumer Advocacy - the Judiciary, Professional Bodies, Governmental and Non-Governmental Organisations. SERVICOM: Establishment, Components of a SERVICOM Charter, Core Principles of SERVICOM, Consumer Redress under SERVICOM, Legal Status of SERVICOM