33 Pages Posted: 2 Jan 2013
Date Written: October 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.
Keywords: European consumer law, consumer protection, consumer directives, methods of protection of consumer, techniques used
JEL Classification: K00, K12, K13, K30
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Azzopardi, Annalies, The Contribution of EU Directives to the Objective of Consumer Protection (October 2012). ELSA Malta Law Review, Vol. 2, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2195451