Course: Consumer protection

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Course title Consumer protection
Course code KPP/W0013
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Grus Zdeněk, JUDr.
  • Jiřička Pavel, JUDr. Mgr.
  • Šemík Karel, Mgr.
Course content
1 / The need for consumer protection in the market economy, its meaning, purpose and goal, the definition of entrepreneur, the seller and consumer definition. 2 / The consumer protection - Consumer protection in the Czech Republic, definitions, scope of legislation, the concept of private-public consumer protection and consumer protection 3 / Consumer protection in the EU, the Directive and the Regulation EEC, the EU's position in the context of consumer protection, choice has consistently held 4 / Moulds consumer detriment (the most common form of sanctioned Act. Consumer Protection, settled case) 5 / Legislation to protect consumers (Act. No. 634/1992 Coll., On Consumer Protection Directive EEC and the EC implementing legislation related legislation, rules of the old and the new Civil Code 6 / The ethics of consumer protection - codes of ethics, legal forms of protection) 7 / Penalties people damaging consumer rights - under the Consumer Protection Act, Act. the Offences, the Criminal Code, Civil Code 8 / Legislation consumer contracts concluded by distance way, their characteristics, information disclosure, resignation 9 / Legislation obligations of contracts concluded away from business premises, their characteristics, information disclosure, withdrawal 10 / Legislation obligations of contracts for financial services, their characteristics, information disclosure, withdrawal, consumer credit 11 / Legal characterization of timeshares and other recreational services, the legal characterization of the travel contract, their characteristics, information disclosure, withdrawal 12 / Legislation purchase contract, special provisions for the sale of goods with a focus on consumer protection 13 / Liability for defects, defects are removable and irremovable and the possibility of withdrawing from the contract, at a general level and in relation to individual contractual adjustments

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
Learning outcomes

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to: - Describe the basic institutions of consumer rights - Formulate ways to protect consumers - Understand the Consumer Protection Act - Orientate in distance contracts and off-site - Know the basic options for phasing out consumer contracts
Recommended completing the course, Introduction to Law and Private Law and Law I.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam test (score of correct answers, the questions are open) minimum 75% success rate of all points good 95% very good 85% good 75% or more, below 75% fail + credit hour by the teacher in class + exercises attendance at exercises min. 75% evaluation fulfilled, not fulfilled
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