Presentation on theme: "PROTECTION OF CONSUMER & PROPERTY RIGHTS CE.13E. Question What is the role of the United States government in protecting consumer rights and property."— Presentation transcript:
Question What is the role of the United States government in protecting consumer rights and property rights?
Government Laws & Agencies The United States government passes laws and creates agencies to protect consumer rights and property rights.
Contracts and Legal Action Individuals have the right of private ownership, which is protected by negotiated contracts that are enforceable by law. Government agencies establish guidelines that protect public health and safety. http://www.cpsc.gov/http://www.cpsc.gov/ Consumers may take legal action against violations of consumer rights. http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/about.shtmhttp://www.ftc.gov/ftc/about.shtm
Review Describe the protection of consumer rights and property rights.