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Christmas shoppers warned about buying online from UK

Nov 11, 2021 07:11 By Shannonside News
Christmas shoppers warned about buying online from UK Christmas shoppers warned about buying online from UK
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Goods bought online from the UK are subject to different consumer laws.

The European Consumer Centre says there are potential hazards for people who buy Christmas gifts online from websites based in Britain.

It says the UK's position outside the EU means different consumer laws now apply.

The Centre is advising online shoppers to only purchase items online from countries within the European Union.

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Cyril Sullivan of ECC Ireland says legal redress is difficult to process when purchasing goods from outside the EU:

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