THE CONSISTENCE OF A SERIES OF TERMS IN THE ROMANIAN LAW CONCERNING CONSUMPTION REGULATION

  • Ion Cătălin Voiculescu University of Craiova, Romania Faculty of Law and Administrative Sciences

Abstract

Given that approximately 70% of Romanian households’ incomes are targeted to consumption, establishing a sTable and coherent legal regime for the rights of what we call the consumer is extremely important.
What is the consumer and the professional is not a question easy to answer, considering the use of these concepts in various acts and especially with changing acquis
Romanian consumer rights are included as a principle in the Consumer Code and are detailed in various vertical sectors, through various regulations. It is therefore necessary to create horizontal tools to unify these prerogatives.

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Published
2017-02-08
How to Cite
VOICULESCU, Ion Cătălin. THE CONSISTENCE OF A SERIES OF TERMS IN THE ROMANIAN LAW CONCERNING CONSUMPTION REGULATION. Journal of Advanced Research in Law and Economics, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, p. 164-170, feb. 2017. ISSN 2068-696X. Available at: <https://journals.aserspublishing.eu/jarle/article/view/613>. Date accessed: 17 apr. 2024.

Keywords

consumer, professional, consumer protection, consumer rights