The Contribution of EU Directives to the Objective of Consumer Protection
University of Malta - Department of Law; Mamo TCV Advocates; University of Birmingham
ELSA Malta Law Review, Vol. 2, 2012
This paper examines the techniques used by European Union directives in order to protect the consumer. After a brief introduction to consumer legislation within the European Union, these techniques will be examined in turn, highlighting their advantages and disadvantages. This paper ends analyzing the contribution of the European Union consumer protection directives, and the techniques employed as a whole in order to determine whether they are effective in protecting the consumer in the single market.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 33
Keywords: European consumer law, consumer protection, consumer directives, methods of protection of consumer, techniques used
JEL Classification: K00, K12, K13, K30
Date posted: January 2, 2013