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Functions of local consumer administration | Summary
-Part 1 Chapter 1, Section 1-

Part 1 : Today's consumer issues and consumers' behavior/attitude
Chapter 1 : [Feature] For the enhancement and strengthening of local consumer administration
Section 1 : Functions of local consumer administration

Major roles of local consumer administration

  • The front line of consumer administration is a "local area." The roles of local consumer administration, which is close to consumers, are significant.
  • Local consumer administration has a variety of functions, including the consultation for consumers, consumer education, law enforcement, and product tests. "The Consumer Safety Act" specifies the clerical tasks that should be dealt with by local governments.
  • National and local consumer administrative bodies cooperate with each other in implementing some measures.

Figure1-1-2 Local consumer administration that mainly deals with consumer problems and troubles