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Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship

European Consumer day 2010

Fruit and vegetable market with baskets with the EU symbol © EU

"A Consumer Rights Directive must be worthy of its name and strengthen consumer protection" says EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding in Madrid, on the Consumer Rights Directive. This legislation will be the cornerstone for consumer protection in the EU's Single Market for the years to come and it will be a priority for Commissioner Reding to work closely with the European Parliament and Member States' governments to achieve a breakthrough on this piece of legislation.