New Trading Standards law

A new Ordinance bringing Guernsey in line with UK requirements on trading standards for businesses comes into force on 02 October.

The legislation was voted through the States in March and includes all Islands of the Bailiwick except for Alderney.

It includes consumer rights when entering contracts for goods and services, unfair terms in contracts and unfair commercial practices, information regarding cancellation rights and additional charges, and the safety of products.

For details and advice for businesses: Trading Standards Service – advice for businesses – States of Guernsey (

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