More holistic protection for consumers with new CCCS

On April 1, the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) expanded its role by taking on the consumer protection function that was previously under Spring Singapore.

Its new role includes preventing suppliers from engaging in unfair practices, promoting fair trading practices, and enforcing the Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 16, 2018, with the headline 'More holistic protection for consumers with new CCCS'. Print Edition | Subscribe