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Previous News (Fourth trimester) 1998

Overview - Opinion
Opinion of Consumer Committee on the year 2000 related problems

Securing Consumer Safety
Council Directive of 25 June 1987 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States concerning products which, appearing to be other than they are,endanger the health or safety of consumers (87/357/EEC)

Securing Consumers' Safety - Press Release
Council Directive of 25 July 1985 on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning liability for defective products (85/374/EEC)

Redress: Asserting Consumer Rights - Alternative Dispute Resolution
The Consumer Complaint Board

Overview - Press Release
The "We accept euros" logo in shops

Intervention by Hagen Jorgensen, Danish Consumer Ombudsman - European Commission, Annual Assembly of Consumer Associations, Brussels, 12th-13th November 1998

Address by Under-Secretary Ulrich Geisendörfer, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Technology, to the assembly of European consumer unions (Brussels, 12 November 1998)

Speech by Ann DAVISON, ECOSOC, launching the Inaugural Consumer Assembly, Brussels, 12th November 1998

Speech from Ken Collins MEP, Chair, EP's Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Protection to First Annual Assembly of NGO consumer associations in the EU on 12 November

Speech by Mrs Bonino, at the closing session of the Assembly of Consumer Associations in Europe

Speech - Dr Franz Fischler, Member of the European Commission with responsibility for agriculture and rural development, Brussels, 12 November 1998

Consumer Assembly
Conclusions of workshop No 3 on the reform of the common agricultural policy, Rapporteur: Caroline Naett, Euro-Coop

Consumer Assembly
Conclusions of workshop No 1 on the Consumer Policy Action Plan - Rapporteur : Jim Murray (BEUC)

Consumer Assembly
Conclusions of the second workshop

Etude qualitative sur les choix et l'information des consommateurs

Eurobarometer 47.1 - Consumer Policy - Summary