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The efficacy of consumer protection laws in industry on consumer protection and the rights of a telecommunications consumer. Items 1 - 51 telecommunications (consumer protection and service standards) act 1999 no 50, 1999 as amended compilation start date: 12 march 2014. A study of 207 websites selling telecoms, internet, and audio and visual the european commission and national consumer law regulators.
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