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The Consumer Protection (Northern Ireland) Order 1987

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTORY

    1. 1.Title, commencement and transitional provision

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Meaning of “supply”

  3. PART II PRODUCT LIABILITY

    1. 4.Purpose and construction of Part II

    2. 5.Liability for defective products

    3. 6.Meaning of “defect”

    4. 7.Defences

    5. 8.Damage giving rise to liability

    6. 9.Application of certain enactments etc.

    7. 10.Prohibition on exclusions from liability

    8. 11.Power to modify enactments

    9. 12.Application of Part II to Crown

  4. PART III MISLEADING PRICE INDICATIONS

    1. 13.Offence of giving misleading indication

    2. 14.Meaning of “misleading”

    3. 15.Application to provision of services and facilities

    4. 16.Application to provision of accommodation etc.

    5. 17.Defences

    6. 18.Code of practice

    7. 19.Power to make regulations

  5. PART IV ENFORCEMENT OF PART III

    1. 20.Enforcement

    2. 21.Test purchases

    3. 22.Powers of search etc.

    4. 23.Provisions supplemental to Article 22

    5. 24.Obstruction of authorised officer

    6. 25.Appeals against detention of goods

    7. 26.Compensation for seizure and detention

    8. 27.Recovery of expenses of enforcement

  6. PART V MISCELLANEOUS AND SUPPLEMENTAL

    1. 28.Amendments of the Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978

    2. 29.Restrictions on disclosure of information

    3. 30.Defence of due diligence

    4. 31.Liability of persons other than principal offender

    5. 32.Civil proceedings

    6. 33.Regulations as to giving information to certain persons, etc.

    7. 34.Savings for certain privileges

    8. 35.Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

  7. Signature

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      LIMITATION OF ACTIONS UNDER PART II

      1. 1.In subsection (6) (definition of date of knowledge) of section...

      2. 2.After section 9A of the 1958 Act there shall be...

      3. 3.In section 9B(2) of the 1958 Act (actions under the...

      4. 4.In section 9D of the 1958 Act (discretionary exclusion of...

      5. 5.In section 50 of the 1958 Act (extension of limitation...

      6. 6.In section 70 of the 1958 Act (postponement of limitation...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      AMENDMENTS OF THE HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK (NORTHERN IRELAND) ORDER 1978

      1. 1.In Article 2(1) (interpretation)— (a) after the definition of “article...

      2. 2.(1) Article 7 (general duties of manufacturers etc. as regard...

      3. 3.In Article 24 (prohibition notices)— (a) in paragraphs (1) and...

      4. 4.After Article 27 there shall be inserted the following Article—...

      5. 5.After Article 29 there shall be inserted the following Article—...

      6. 6.In Article 30 (restrictions on disclosure of information), in paragraph...

      7. 7.In Article 31(1)(h) (offence of obstructing an inspector), after the...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      MINOR AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

      1. The Trade Descriptions Act 1968 (1968 c. 29

        1. 1.In section 28(5A) of the Trade Descriptions Act 1968 (disclosure...

      2. The Consumer Credit Act 1974 (1974 c. 39

        1. 2.In section 174(3)(a) of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (exceptions...

      3. The Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977 (1977 c. 32

        1. 3.In section 1 of the Torts (Interference with Goods) Act...

      4. The Estate Agents Act 1979 (1979 c. 38

        1. 4.In section 10(3)(a) of the Estate Agents Act 1979 (exceptions...

      5. The Competition Act 1980 (1980 c. 21

        1. 5.In section 19(3) of the Competition Act 1980 (enactments specified...

      6. The Telecommunications Act 1984 (1984 c. 12

        1. 6.In section 101(3) of the Telecommunications Act 1984 (enactments specified...

      7. The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1987 (1987 NI 9)

        1. 7.In Article 18(2) of the Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      REPEALS

  9. Explanatory Note

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