The Consumer Rights Act ("the 2015 Act") received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015 and comes into force 1 October 2015. The 2015 Act aims to reform and consolidate eight pieces of legislation addressing consumer rights in the UK.
This note provides a brief overview on some of the changes that will be introduced in the following key reform areas:
(1) Sale and Supply of Goods
(2) Supply of Services
(3) Digital Content
(4) Unfair Contract Terms
(5) Consumer Collective Actions for Anti‑Competitive Behaviour