Trade Descriptions Ordinance - Misleading omissions & Aggressive commercial practices


According to the newly amended Trade Descriptions Ordinance, traders may violate the Ordinance if they do not provide sufficient material information on goods or services to consumers or use coercion to cause consumers to purchase.

Maximum penalty: a fine of $500,000 and five years' imprisonment

Be alert when shopping. Shop smart!

Source: Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department