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Consumer watchdog to examine potential Brexit effect

State agency investigating how consumers could be affected by differing protection rules

26th February, 2017

The state’s consumer watchdog, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC), is working on a major analysis of how Brexit could impact on consumer protection and cross-border shopping, writes Emma Kennedy.

The state agency is understood to be investigating how consumers could be affected by the differing consumer protection rules that could apply north and south of the border once Britain exits the EU.

“As things stand, there is obviously too much uncertainty...

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