Other laws that Consumer Affairs administers that protect you as a consumer.
Credit (Repossession) Act
This Act sets out the rules for how a creditor can repossess goods.
Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act
This Act sets out what a creditor has to tell you when you borrow money or buy goods or services on credit. It gives you a short cancellation time and gives you some options if something unexpected makes it hard for you to make payments.
Door to Door Sales Act
This Act gives you seven days to cancel a door to door purchase. It only applies to some door to door sales.
Layby Sales Act
This Act sets out how a layby sale can be arranged. It lets you cancel a layby sale and get your money back (after selling costs and loss of value has been taken out).
Motor Vehicle Sales Act
This Act requires motor vehicle dealers to be regisitered and provide specific information to you in a consumer information notice.
Unsolicited Goods and Services Act
This Act protects you from having to pay for unsolicited goods and services.
Weights and Measures Act
This Act ensures you get the amount that you paid for.