Friday August 7, 2020

Cabinet approves national consumer agency

The cabinet has approved the establishment of a national consumer agency to police 'rip-off Ireland'.

7th May, 2005

The cabinet has approved the establishment of a national consumer agency to police 'rip-off Ireland'. The establishment of the new agency, which was agreed at last week's cabinet meeting, will be announced before the end of the month.

However, the cabinet has not made a decision on the abolition of the controversial Groceries Order which bans below-cost selling. The agency, which is based on a recommendation in the Consumer Strategy Group (CSG) report, will have...

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