Nguyen Trong Diep, Nguyen Thanh Ly

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On 17 November 2010, the eighth session of the XII National Assembly passed the Law on Protection of Consumer’s rights, which took effect on July 1, 2011, set an important legal milestones that affirmed the interest of the Party and the State in protecting consumer’s rights. However, after 10 years of enforcement, some regulations of the Law on Protection of consumer’s rights 2010 are no longer in accordance with reality. Consumer relations in the context of the market economy are varied and complex have posed great challenges to the legal system to protect consumers. Through this article, the authors pointed out some inadequacies of the Law on Protection of Consumer’s rights 2010 and at the same time proposed solutions to improve the Law on Protection of Consumer’s rights 2010.

Keywords: consumers, human rights, consumer relations.


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