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Consumer Act of the PHILIPPINES

TITLE VI TRANSITORY AND FINAL PROVISIONS

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GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 1CONSUMER PRODUCT QUALITY AND SAFETY
Chapter 2 FOODS, DRUGS, COSMETICS AND DEVICES
DRUGS AND DEVICES
CERTIFICATION OF DRUGS CONTAINING ANTIBIOTICS
COSMETICS
Chapter 3 HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE
TITLE III PROTECTION AGAINST DECEPTIVE, UNFAIR AND UNCONSCIONABLE SALES ACTS OR PRACTICES
REGULATION OF SALES ACTS AND PRACTICES
CHAPTER II REGULATION OF PRACTICES RELATIVE TO
CHAPTER IIICONSUMER PRODUCT AND SERVICE WARRANTIES
CHAPTER IV LABELING AND FAIR PACKAGING
CHAPTER V LIABILITY FOR PRODUCT AND SERVICE
CHAPTER VI ADVERTISING AND SALES PROMOTION
CHAPTER VII REGULATION OF REPAIR AND SERVICE FIRMS
TITLE IV CONSUMER CREDIT TRANSACTION
TITLE V THE NATIONAL CONSUMER AFFAIRS COUNCIL
CHAPTER II POWERS AND FUNCTIONS
CHAPTER III CONSUMER COMPLAINTS
TITLE VI TRANSITORY AND FINAL PROVISIONS
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Art. 167. Relation of the Act to Other Rights. - The provisions of this Act shall apply notwithstanding any agreement to the contrary but shall not restrict, limit or derogate from any other rights or remedies of a consumer under any other law.
 

Art. 168. Application of Laws Enacted Prior to the Act. - All actions or claims accruing prior to the effectivity of this Act shall be determined in accordance with the acts, laws, decrees and regulations in force at the time of the accrual.

 

Art. 169. Prescription. - All actions or claims accruing under the provisions of this Act and the rules and regulations issued pursuant thereto shall prescribe within two (2) years from the time the consumer transaction was consummated or the deceptive or unfair and unconscionable act or practice was committed and in case of hidden defects, from discovery thereof. chanrobles law

 

Art. 170. Repealing Clause. - All laws, executive orders, rules and regulations or parts thereof which are inconsistent with this Act are hereby repealed or amended accordingly.

 

Art. 171. Appropriations. - For the initial operating expenses of the National Consumer Affairs Council, the sum of Two million pesos (P2,000,000.00) is hereby appropriated out of funds of the National Treasury not otherwise appropriated. Thereafter, such sums as may be necessary to carry out its purpose shall be included in the General Appropriations Act.

 

Art. 172. Separability Clause. - If for any reason any article or provision of this Act or any portion thereof or the application of such article, provision or portion thereof to any person, group or circumstance is declared invalid or unconstitutional, the remainder of this Act shall not be affected by such decision. chanrobles law

 

Art. 173. Effectivity. - This Act shall take effect thirty (30) days from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.

 

Approved: April 13, 1992

 

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