He­lena Dalli pre­sented with the European Con­sumer Or­gan­i­sa­tion pri­or­i­ties ahead of EU Pres­i­dency

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

Dur­ing a meet­ing with Min­is­ter for So­cial Di­a­logue, Con­sumer Affairs and Civil Lib­er­ties He­lena Dalli, the European Con­sumer Or­gan­i­sa­tion (BEUC) and its Mal­tese mem­ber the Con­sumers’ As­so­ci­a­tion (Għaqda tal-Kon­suma­turi) pre­sented the of­fi­cial BEUC pri­or­i­ties doc­u­ment for Malta’s up­com­ing Pres­i­dency of the Coun­cil of the European Union.

BEUC Pres­i­dent Ör­jan Brinkman high­lighted the European Con­sumer Or­gan­i­sa­tion’s pri­or­i­ties in­clud­ing the re­view of the Con­sumer Pro­tec­tion Co­op­er­a­tion Regulation (CPC) and Con­tract Law wherein a num­ber of rec­om­men­da­tions were put for­ward on how Malta should pro­ceed.

BEUC rec­om­mended also a num­ber of con­sumer re­lated pro­pos­als in­clud­ing geo-block­ing.

Dis­cus­sions also fo­cused on food safety and the Dig­i­tal Sin­gle Mar­ket, with the con­sumer del­e­ga­tion declar­ing that the en­force­ment of con­sumer rights should be a top pri­or­ity for the European Union.

Min­is­ter He­lena Dalli in­vited BEUC mem­bers to at­tend and par­tic­i­pate ac­tively dur­ing the Con­sumer and Com­pe­ti­tion Day as panel mem­bers.

Benny Borg Bonello, Pres­i­dent of the Con­sumers’ As­so­ci­a­tion re­ferred to mar­ket sur­veil­lance and re­marked how the Mal­tese As­so­ci­a­tion is call­ing upon gov­ern­ment to im­prove mar­ket sur­veil­lance in Europe.

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