Cooperation on the enforcement of consumer protection laws

26-07-2016

The IA appears to make a sound exploration of the existing problems. The link between the problems and the objectives could possibly have been better established, but the objectives and the options appear to be relevant to the problems identified. The argumentation in the IA seems reasonable and realistic and in certain aspects (in particular with regard to delay and cost reduction and the analyses on non-compliance rates and related consumer detriment) the analysis appears to be thorough and backed up by sound data. One might argue, however, that in other aspects (in particular in aspects related to the economy and competitiveness) a more profound analysis, with a better explanation of the assumptions made and more data to back up the arguments made, would have been better able to support the policy decisions taken in the proposal. Please click here for the full publication in PDF format Available language versions:         

The IA appears to make a sound exploration of the existing problems. The link between the problems and the objectives could possibly have been better established, but the objectives and the options appear to be relevant to the problems identified. The argumentation in the IA seems reasonable and realistic and in certain aspects (in particular with regard to delay and cost reduction and the analyses on non-compliance rates and related consumer detriment) the analysis appears to be thorough and backed up by sound data. One might argue, however, that in other aspects (in particular in aspects related to the economy and competitiveness) a more profound analysis, with a better explanation of the assumptions made and more data to back up the arguments made, would have been better able to support the policy decisions taken in the proposal. Please click here for the full publication in PDF format Available language versions: