Consumer Protection Act 2007

Chapter 6

Publication of Trader Names (Consumer Protection List)

Agency may publish information respecting certain persons.

86.— (1) The Agency shall keep and maintain a list (the “consumer protection list”) of names and addresses of the following persons, together with a description of their trade, business or profession and the particulars described in subsection (2):

(a) any person on whom a fine or other penalty was imposed by a court under the relevant statutory provisions or who was required, by an order under section 81 , to pay an amount of money to a consumer;

(b) any person against whom an order is made under section 71 (respecting civil relief by way of prohibition orders);

(c) any person who gives an undertaking to the Agency under section 73 ;

(d) any person against whom a compliance notice takes effect under section 75 (7) or (8) (respecting compliance notices);

(e) any person who makes payment to the Agency pursuant to a fixed payment notice under section 85 .

(2) The consumer protection list shall specify, in relation to each person named in the list, any particulars the Agency considers appropriate in respect of the following:

(a) the matter occasioning any fine or penalty imposed on the person by the court and the amount or nature of that fine or penalty;

(b) the matter occasioning any order made by the court against the person and the nature of that order;

(c) the matter occasioning any undertaking given to the Agency by the person under this Act;

(d) the matter occasioning any compliance notice served on the person under this Act;

(e) the matter occasioning any fixed payment notice under this Act.

(3) The Agency may, at any time and in any form or manner the Agency considers appropriate, publish or cause to be published all or any part of the consumer protection list.