Consumers urged to know their rights
Frederick Stephenson
March 31, 2023

Consumers urged to know their rights

Minister of the Public Service, Consumer Affairs and Sports, Frederick Stephenson is encouraging Vincentians to become more familiar with their rights as consumers.

His comments were made at the opening ceremony of an exhibition on March 15, 2023 held in commemoration of World Consumer Rights Day at the Ministerial Building Car Park.

Minster Stephenson said the exhibition will go a long way towards empowering consumers through the promotion of consumer rights.

He added that the Consumer Protection Act forms part of the Government’s commitment towards the advancement of consumer interests and called on everyone to get familiar with it.

Representatives from the Consumer Affairs Department, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, the Energy Unit, the SVG Postal Services, the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (NTRC) and the Bureau of Standards, were all on hand to help sensitize the public on their rights.

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