The UAE Cabinet has approved a law to protect consumers and allows them full freedom to choose supplies at fair prices.
The Consumer Protection Law, approved by the Cabinet chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, purposes to guarantee price stability as per the best practices and limits any practices that may have undesirable influences on consumers and lead to price ramble.
The law, which provides protection to consumers in light of technological growths and rapid growth in e-commerce, controls the relationship between suppliers, supporters and profitable agents.
It forms part of government exertions to keep inform regulation that affect the lives of citizens and peoples in order to ensure the full protection for consumers and price stability in unity with the best practices.
The law is in line with the GCC’s Unified Law on Consumer Protection, in a routine that ensures legislative integration between the GCC Countries. It also aims to continue providing satisfactory protection to consumers in light of the technological development and accelerated growth seen by the electronic business. The law also ensures the delivery of goods and facilities according to production and distribution patterns tailored to consumers’ needs and limits any performs that may have negative impacts on consumers.