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Consumer Protection Act 1987

United Kingdom

Section 1 Purpose and construction of Part I.
(1)This Part shall have effect for the purpose of making such provision as is necessary in order to comply with the product liability Directive and shall be construed accordingly.

Section 11 Safety regulations.
(1)The Secretary of State may by regulations under this section ( “safety regulations”) make such provision as he considers appropriate. . . for the purpose of securing—
(a)that goods to which this section applies are safe;
(b)that goods to which this section applies which are unsafe, or would be unsafe in the hands of persons of a particular description, are not made available to persons generally or, as the case may be, to persons of that description; and
(c)that appropriate information is, and inappropriate information is not, provided in relation to goods to which this section applies.