International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The problems of China’s Consumer Protection Law in the legal practice
LI Shigang, Zhou Guangyan

Following the tide to protect consumers' interests, in October 1993, China enacted the“Law on protection of consumer rights and interests”,which not only serves as the first step towards establishing a consumer protection legal framework, to a certain degree,it also strengthens consumer rights awareness. About 20 years after, compared with foreign consumer protection legislation systems, some defects are found in the Chinese legislation on consumer protection. Problems are also found in how the law is practiced in reality. This paper identifies these flaws and offers suggestions for reform.

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