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(Prague, July 1, 2020) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority has long monitored compliance with the Act on Consumer Protection in the field of internet sales. In the first quarter of 2020, infringements were found in 142 of 164 inspections. "The results of the inspection confirmed that there are still a high number of consumer rights infringements in the area of online sales. The situation was about the same in the same period last year. Furthermore, shortcomings persist, in particular, within the required provision of complete information on pr...
(Prague, 30 June 2020) Manifestations of discriminatory conduct are an undesirable social phenomenon. The Czech Trade Inspection Authority focused on this area in the first quarter of 2020, inspecting whether there were any forms of discrimination against consumers from the side of sellers. In total, it carried out 164 inspections and found suspected discrimination in 4 cases. This is almost half less than in the same period last year.
(Prague, 25 June 2020) Next week, the Inspectorate of South Bohemian and Vysočina Regions will move to a single seat in České Budějovice. The organisational change is made mainly due to the efficiency of the activities of the regional inspectorate of the CTIA. Consumers will still benefit from the possibility of personal advice from inspectors and inspection activities won‘t be restricted in any way.
(Prague, 8 June 2020) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority also focuses on inspecting of amusement devices, such as playgrounds, fun fair rides and rope courses. During 2019, it targeted rope courses and carried out 26 inspections in this area. It found infringements in 6 cases. Based on this CTIA inspection, two operators suspended the activities of their rope courses.
(Prague, May 21, 2020) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority long-term monitors and inspects the offer and sale of toys. In the retail market, a dangerous toy was detected which can pose a risk to smallest children. It is the product „Drak Čmoudík zpívající“ (Singing dragon Čmoudík). CTIA ordered withdrawal of the product from the market.