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New York Consumer Laws

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The New York City Administrative Code requires all business functioning in the city to comply and adhere with its provisions including the New York Consumer Protection Laws.

  • Section 20-700 prohibits the use of unfair business practices for sale, rental, lease or their offer to consumers.
  • Unfair or deceptive business practices include misrepresentations, use of false trademarks, counterfeit products, sale of used goods as new, etc.
  • Section 20-705 exempts radio and television broadcasting stations, publishers from the application of the provisions of the Act.
  • A consumer can appeal to the court for compensation for damages arising from deceptive trade practices. The court on confirming the violation of law by the merchant will charge the necessary penalty.

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