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The responsibility of housing developers in giving misleading information in Jambi city


Hariss, Abdul and Md Ismail, Che Thalbi and Ahmad, Rusniah (2018) The responsibility of housing developers in giving misleading information in Jambi city. The European Proceedings of Social & Behavioural Sciences. pp. 114-125. ISSN 23571330

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Abstract

Information given by housing developers to prospective buyers of the house concerning a house is the usual thing to do as a promotion event of the house that became the object of sell and purchase. Giving information is the right of housing developers but one side of the information that has been given must be true and not mislead the prospective consumers, because consumers are protected by Article 10 of Law Number 8 Year 1999 concerning Consumer Protection. Furthermore Article 19 paragraph 1 states that, the business actor is responsible to provide compensation for damage, pollution and/or loss of consumers due to consuming goods and/or services produced or traded. The research was conducted by juridical empiric method. The civil responsibility of housing developers who gives misleading information in the form of compensation with giving some money or compensation for building materials accompanied with finishing the physical of the house settlement. Obstacles that encountered in the implementation of civil responsibility of housing developers are the fund that has been deposited by consumers through intermediaries of third party that are not accepted by developers. Consumers do not completely understand where to report problems and consumers do not want to continue the case of loss in which they face. Then the counter measures are taken to overcome the obstacles that have been encountered must be careful and believe in people who become intermediaries, by continuing the socialization of Consumer Protection Law and encourage consumers to defend their right.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Responsibility, housing, misleading information.
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: School of Law
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2019 08:39
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2019 08:39
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/26216

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