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Malaysian Electronic Commerce Act 2006 and EU directives: Consumer protection perspectives

Ayub, Zainal Amin and Mohamed Yusoff, Zuryati and Ahmad Sharif, Nurretina (2007) Malaysian Electronic Commerce Act 2006 and EU directives: Consumer protection perspectives. REKAYASA – Journal of Ethics, Legal and Governance, 3. pp. 68-76. ISSN 1823-7169

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European Union (EU) has given directives as a guiding framework for enactment of laws to facilitate the growth of e-commerce contract and transaction in that region. Malaysia has enacted Electronic Commerce Act 2006 to smoothen the progress of e-commerce in Malaysia.Though section 2(1)(g) of Consumer Protection Act 1999 has been deleted to include consumers’ transaction electronically, Electronic Commerce Act is still important in governing the online contract as a whole.This article will seek to highlight the similarities and differences between the Electronic Commerce Act 2006 and the EU Directives on certain issues of online contracting which relate to consumer protection.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: e-commerce contract, consumer protection, commercial transaction, cyberlaws
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Mr. Zainal Amin Ayub
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2014 08:25
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2014 08:25
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11944

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