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NO. 27 OF 2003

Short title and commencement

1. This Act may be cited as the Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act 2003 and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint.


2.—(1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

“Chairman” means the Chairman of the Injunction Proposals Review Panel appointed under section 10;

“consumer” means an individual who, otherwise than exclusively in the course of business—

(a) receives or has the right to receive goods or services from a supplier; or
(b) has a legal obligation to pay a supplier for goods or services that have been or are to be supplied to another individual;

“consumer transaction” means—

(a) the supply of goods or services by a supplier to a consumer as a result of a purchase, lease, gift, contest or other arrangement; or
(b) an agreement between a supplier and a consumer, as a result of a purchase, lease, gift, contest or other arrangement, in which the supplier is to supply goods or services to the consumer or to another consumer specified in the agreement,

but does not include any transaction specified in the First Schedule;

“flat” means a horizontal stratum of any building or part thereof, whether the stratum or part is on one or more levels or is partially or wholly below the surface of the ground;

“goods” means—

(a) any personal property, whether tangible or intangible, and includes—
(i) chattels that are attached or intended to be attached to real property on or after delivery; and