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CTSI can provide expert opinion on national trading standards policy and legislation. However, if you are looking for details of a specific case it is most likely a matter for the local authority trading standards team.


Trading Standards highlight use of unfair contract terms at wedding venues in Scotland

Posted: 23/02/18

Scottish local authority Trading Standards services have today released results from an investigation into unfair contract terms at wedding venues.

Check the used car you’re buying doesn’t have a serious safety problem, says DVSA

Posted: 19/02/18

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is urging people buying used cars to use a new online service to check the car isn’t subject to a recall because of a serious safety problem.

"Get safety recalls fixed or risk prosecution" DVSA warns car dealers

Posted: 19/02/18

Motor traders that sell cars with outstanding safety recalls are breaking the law the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) warns today, as it launches a new service designed to help people buying cars – and dealers themselves – check if cars are safe. 

New rules to be introduced to protect consumers against ticket touting

Posted: 15/02/18

Fans of live events are set to benefit from new rules which will demand more information from sellers on secondary ticket websites.

Trading Standards publish new fair trading guide for secondhand car dealers in Scotland

Posted: 15/02/18

Scottish local authority Trading Standards services have released new guidance for secondhand car dealers, aimed at ensuring a high level of understanding of consumer protection law by Scotland’s motor trade.


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