Brexit was used as excuse to refuse refund

Irish woman was told EU consumer law no longer valid

29th June, 2016
Consumer body reassures on Brexit Pic: Pixabay

The European Consumer Centre (ECC) in Ireland has issued advice to Irish consumers following reports that some British-based businesses have been using the Brexit vote as an excuse for refusing to issue refunds.

The centre says consumers' rights under EU legislation have not changed, for now, because of Britain's decision to leave the European Union. ECC Ireland says it has received 'worrying' reports that some British traders have refused to refund Irish online consumers, citing...

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