This Bill contains 8 chapters and 55 articles:
Chapter 1: Defines relationships between suppliers, vendors and service providers such as: business practice; Restrictive and unfair business practices; The abusive clause; The consumer contract;
Chapter 2: Establishes the principle of consumer protection with an implication of the right to redress wrongs;
Chapter 3: Deals with the prohibition of practices and unfair terms in relations between suppliers, sellers, service providers and consumers;
Chapter 4: Talk about the physical safety of the consumer and the protection of the environment;
Chapter 5: Addresses the concepts of consumer education and participation in decision-making;
Chapter 6: Specifies compensation for damage to consumers;
Chapter 7: Penal provisions;
Chapter 8: Treats final provisions, consumer contracts, unfair terms and the cancellation of consumer contracts in order to safeguard consumer rights.
It should be remembered that in 2012 a similar bill was introduced under the Martelly Government without ever having been voted, let's wish for the good of the consumers that this bill does not suffer the same fate and be ratified...