2017 years 3.15 World Consumer Rights Day and Theme

Release time:  2017-03-10 author:   browse:  1218

March is about to enter the middle, followed by is full of serious breath, March 15, 2017 is the 35th International Consumer Rights Day, this year's theme is " Network integrity and Consumer worry free".

Definition of consumer rights

Consumer rights refer to the rights and interests enjoyed by consumers in accordance with the law for a certain period of time when the consumer receives the goods or accepts the service.

Consumer rights and interests, is a certain social and economic relations to adapt to the objective needs of economic operation to give the end users of goods enjoy the right.

In the modern market economy, the state in accordance with the needs of social and economic operation and market players on the status of the main, to develop clear legislation, which makes the interests of consumers is not only a public agreement and common norms, but also by the national law To confirm and protect.

As early as the early 1960s, the International Consumers' Union had determined that consumers had the following basic rights: security, right to know, autonomy, fair trade, claims, access to education, Dignity and national customs and habits to obtain respect for the right to monitor. China is a socialist market economy countries, consumers are not only the main body of the market, but also the owner of the national society.

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Protection of consumer rights and interests

Consumer rights protection movement originated in Europe, the rise of the Second World War after the developed capitalist countries. After the Second World War, the consumer organizations came into being and expanded rapidly to the developing countries.

In 1960, consumers from five countries, such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Belgium, and the Netherlands, set up an independent, non-profit, non-political, international consumer consortium (CI) headquartered in The Hague , Moved to London after the British. After the development of the world a total of more than 90 countries, more than 300 consumer organizations joined the CI. At the same time, the worldwide protection of consumer activities has also been the attention of the United Nations organizations. Representatives of the International Consumers Union have become consultants and liaisons in institutions such as the United Nations Economic and Social Council, the Industrial Development Organization, the Food Organization and the UNCTAD, representing the interests of consumers and participating in the development of relevant meetings and policies.

On 9 April 1985, the 39th session of the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted the Consumer Protection Guidelines. Greatly promoted the world to develop and implement the "Consumer Protection Law" work, so that the global consumer protection movement into a more vigorous development stage.