09 Mar '12, 11pm

Parliament speech on the ‘Lemon Law’: I welcome the amendments to the Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act and...

Speech during the debate on the amendments to the Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act and Hire Purchase Act, on 9 March 2012. ———— Mr Speaker, I welcome the amendments to the Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act and the Hire Purchase Act to include so-called ‘Lemon Law’ provisions. This is a progressive step to bring Singapore’s consumer protection regime up to speed with other developed countries like Japan, the US, Canada, Australia, and the EU. If executed well, the Lemon Law could help weed out poor practices by a minority of retailers in Singapore, and reward those with good practices. This could lead to improved customer service and greater customer satisfaction. In addition, as poor retail practices are weeded out, it will inspire more confidence among both local consumers and the millions of tourists who arrive at our shores each year to shop. They will be mor...

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