A Wide Range Of Related Legislation Essay

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There were a wide range of related legislation which had been amended, repealed or replaced in order to be in conformity with the UCPD. It is witnessed some challenges to implemented the UCPD in the UK.
Firstly, the maximum harmonisation requires the stringent implementation which restrains Member States from regulating their relevant rules outside the scope of UCPD. As UCPD only governs the commercial practices between traders and consumers as defined in Article 2, it is imperative to discern which matters fall within the scope of UCPD, which are not. Secondly, the managing a wide assortment of commercial practice of the UCPD correspondingly arises the necessary to examine the comparability of domestic measures with those under UCPD. Additionally, it is also needed to transpose the new principles and prohibitions of UCPD into the national legislation, as the implemented the 2008 Regulations in the UK.
For example, it is repealed some provisions under the Trade Description Act 1968 such as Section 1(1) on ‘prohibition of false trade descriptions’, Section 5 on ‘trade descriptions used in advertisements’, Section 13 on ‘false representations as to supply of goods or services’ and Section 14 on ‘false or misleading statements as to services etc’. The Control of Misleading Advertisements Regulations 1988 amended in 2000 and 2003 has been replaced by the Business Protection from Misleading Marketing Regulations 2008 to prevent the influence of some certain repeals on the…

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