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Unfair trade practices

Alberta. Alberta Consumer and Corporate Affairs.

Unfair trade practices

by Alberta. Alberta Consumer and Corporate Affairs.

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Published by The Dept. in [Edmonton] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alberta.
    • Subjects:
    • Consumer protection -- Alberta.,
    • Competition, Unfair -- Alberta.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      StatementAlberta, Consumer and Corporate Affairs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC117.A6 A5174 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[12] p. ;
      Number of Pages12
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4295290M
      LC Control Number78323278

      The Standards of Weights And Measures Act The Standards of Weights And Measures.   Under certain circumstances, a company’s willful breach of contract can constitute an unfair trade practice, thus violating section 5 of the FTC Act. In one recent case, a termite and pest exterminating company signed contracts with its customers guaranteeing “lifetime” protection against termite damage to structures that the company treated.

      Section Persons engaged in business; actions for unfair trade practices; class actions; damages; injunction; costs Section Any person who engages in the conduct of any trade or commerce and who suffers any loss of money or property, real or personal, as a result of the use or employment by another person who engages in any trade or commerce of an unfair . PART IX UNFAIR INSURANCE TRADE PRACTICES. Declaration of purpose.. Definitions.. Unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices prohibited; penalties.. Identification of insurers, agents, and insurance contracts.. Unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices defined.

      Unfair or deceptive act or practice: For an act or practice to be deceptive it must have “the capacity or tendency to deceive” but proof of actual deception is not required. 13 Three Part Test for UDTPA Claims Unfair or deceptive act or practice: Deliberate acts of deceit or bad faith do not have to be shown, rather, the claimant mustFile Size: KB. Title 5, Chapter UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES. 5 §A. Short title.


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