Corporate report

Consumer safety report: enforcement arrangements and performance statistics

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Describes the enforcement arrangements, and sets out statistics on performance, for 2 pieces of consumer safety legislation.

Documents

Report on Part 2 Consumer Protection Act 1987: consumer safety

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Report on Part 2 Consumer Protection Act 1987: consumer safety (print-ready PDF)

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Detail

This report describes the enforcement arrangements, and sets out statistics on performance, for 2 pieces of legislation:

  • Consumer Protection Act 1987
  • General Product Safety Regulations 2005

Both pieces of legislation protect consumers from unsafe products.

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills is required to lay before Parliament a report on the exercise of its functions, and those of other enforcing bodies. This report covers the period from 1 April 2008 to 31 March 2013.