Category: Domestic Issues

Consumer Claims Tribunal: The Place To Seek Compensation

Now you can forward online application for compensation claims and check the status of your claims. The Tribunal for consumer claims is established under Part XII of the Consumer Protection Act 1999. It is an independent body and its primary function is to hear and determine claims lodged by consumers for losses suffered in respect of any…
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May 6, 2016 0

Are Your Skincare Products Safe?

Personal skincare products are applied directly onto the largest, breathing organ – the skin. Do you know what your skincare products are made of? Do they contain harmful chemicals? According to the Consumers Association Of Penang (CAP), many cosmetics sold today contain a cocktail of cancer-causing chemicals which are absorbed through the skin. A CAP survey…
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May 6, 2016 0

Compensations

If the consumers buy tainted goods, they must take the following actions:- Inform the seller immediately. Bring the receipts or proof purchase. Be calm and meet the manager/ shopowners. If the problem can’t be solve by the seller, make a formal complaint in writing. If the complaint receives no attention and more advice and assistance…
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May 6, 2016 0

The Rights Of The Consumer

Who Are Consumers?Consumers are anyone who consumes goods and services from the market, for his own or his family’s consumption. This means everybody is a consumer. Producers are also consumers because they too consume goods and services. The Rights Of The Consumer: The Right To Basic Needs The right to basic needs means the right to…
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May 6, 2016 0

Guidelines To File Effective Complaints

Save All The Information In A FileSave all the necessary and important information as they are needed when filing a complaint. This practice should continue constantly before any problem arises. The receipt, original warranty letters or policies regarding guarantee, date, seller’s name and necessary letters of reference should be kept in an appropriate place.  Get Evidence If…
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May 6, 2016 0

Is Genetic Engineering (GE) Safe?

Basic Weaknesses: Lack of Information There has been no long term, independent research into the “safety” of GE food products or crops.  Almost all the information and studies available are generated by the very industry promoting the products and crops.   An Imprecise Technology Genetic engineering can move genes from one organism to another.  A gene can be…
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May 6, 2016 0

Ten Big Lies of Multi-Level Marketing – Lie 6 to 10

by Robert L. Fitzpatrick Lie #6: Success in MLM is easy. Friends and relatives are the natural prospects. Those who love and support you will become your lifetime customers. Truth: The commercialization of family and friendship relations or the use of warm leads which is required in the MLM marketing program is a destructive element in the community…
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March 20, 2016 0

The Ten Big Lies Of Multi-Level Marketing – Lie 1 to 5

by Robert L. Fitzpatrick As in all pyramid schemes, the incomes of those distributors at the top and the profits to the sponsoring corporations come from a continuous influx of new investors at the bottom. Viewed superficially in terms of company profits and the wealth of an elite group at the pinnacle of the MLM…
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March 20, 2016 0