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The Trade Description Act 1986

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The Trade Description Act 1986 The Trade Description Act 1986 is to prohibit wrong descriptions of goods, services and accommodation; to prohibit false indications of the price of goods and to require information to be published about advertised goods. The Trade Descriptions Act 1968 ensures that descriptions of goods, prices and services are accurate and not misleading. The Act makes it illegal for a trader to give a false description to goods, to supply goods that have been incorrectly described, and to make false statements about goods or services. ...read more.

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A false or wrong description of a good is an offence, even if the offence was committed unintentionally. The mis-description of the good or service is an offence only if the description was false at the time it was made, and if the trader knew that the description was false or made the description without due diligence. Trade Union Reform and Employment Rights Act 1993 The Trade Union Reform and Employment Rights Act received Royal Assent on 1 July 1993. ...read more.

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protection against dismissal or other adverse treatment on grounds related to workplace health and safety * A new protection against being unfairly dismissed for exercising any statutory employment protection right, regardless of length of service The Act also gives trade union members: * Freedom to decide for themselves which union they join - * The right to a fully postal ballot before a strike - greater protection against fraud and abuse in trade union elections, and against mismanagement of their union's finances - The right not to have their union subscriptions automatically deducted from their pay without their consent. ...read more.

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