In a landscape of businesses both large and small, it is crucial to know your rights as a consumer, especially when you are facing a business conducting itself dubiously. What do you do when you feel like you have been dealt with unfairly by a business? Is it possible to get a refund for a defective good? We’ve put together a guide for you to manage these sticky situations.
Being a consumer involves purchasing goods and services for personal use from businesses. This ultimately involves contract law, since a consumer forms contracts with a business whenever he purchases something. This guide will show consumers the rights they have under both contract law and under statute.
Legal and Contractual Rights When Making a Purchase
- Price Transparency Guidelines by CCCS (With Examples)
- Your Consumer Rights in Singapore and How to Get Recourse
- Can silence amount to acceptance of a contract?
- Unfair Contract Terms Act: UCTA in Singapore
- When Can I Void a Contract For Misrepresentation?
- Making Lemon Law Claims for Defective Items in Singapore
- How Does the Hire-Purchase Act Protect Consumers in Singapore?
- Repossession for Failure to Pay Instalments in Singapore
- Buying a Car in Singapore
- F&B-related Matters
- Online Purchases
Specific Consumer Matters
- Is It Legal to Own Gold Bars or Bullions in Singapore?
- What If a Shop Vendor Sells Me a Grossly Overpriced Piece of Merchandise?
- What Can You Do if You Were Sold a Defective Product in Singapore?
- Counterfeit Goods: Is it Illegal to Sell or Buy Them in Singapore?
- How to Get Back Your Money from a Company That’s Closing Down in Singapore
- Is Ticket Scalping Legal in Singapore? Risks Faced by Buyers/Sellers
- Am I liable for the charges if my credit card is stolen? What is the law on lost card liability?
- Is it illegal to jailbreak your iPhone, iPad, Android, or to modify your Playstation, Wii or Xbox in Singapore?
- I pawned a piece of jewellery to a pawnshop. What are my rights as a pawner?