Instead Lloyd-Roberts took it up with the Cypriot authorities, complaining to the Competition and Consumer Protection Service in May 2011, and last month, with CPAG's help, to the European Court of Human Rights to investigate the Cyprus government's breach of the EU unfair commercial practices directive (UCPD).
What does UCPD stand for?
UCPD stands for Unfair Commercial Practices Directive (EU)
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We have 5 other meanings of UCPD in our Acronym Attic
- United Christian Presbyterian Church (Missouri and Iowa)
- Unity Center of Peace Church (Chapel Hill, NC)
- University Center at Ponca City (Ponca City, OK)
- University Center Program Council (Angelo State University; Texas)
- University of California President's Council
- User Centered Product Concept Design
- United California Practitioners of Chinese Medicine (Sacramento, California; est. 1995)
- Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments (planning and development region; NC)
- Upstate Carolina PC User's Group
- Ulster County Planning Department (New York)
- Union City Police Department (California)
- University Certificate in Professional Development (UK)
- University Circle Police Department (Cleveland, OH)
- University of California Police Department
- University of Colorado Police Department
- Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits
- Union County Performance Ensemble (North Carolina)
- Unit of Comparative Plant Ecology
- Universal Compulsory Primary Education (North Korea)
- Use Case Point Estimate (computing)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Amy said: "Online businesses must comply with national implementations of the EU's directives, including the Distance Selling Directive, Unfair Commercial Practices Directive and ECommerce Directive.
The Unfair Commercial Practices Directive (UCPD) (1) is EU consumer protection legislation imposing the duty on traders not to engage in unfair commercial practices, including misleading advertising.
Extension to small firms of the protection available to individuals under the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive - this would help combat the onerous trading conditions often imposed on small firms by larger businesses.
The Unfair Commercial Practices Directive 29/2005/EC, which was introduced into Cyprus law as Law 103(I)/2007 on July 18, 2007, states that it is a violation for a business to omit or hide material facts from buyers, which if had been made known, would have influenced the buyer's purchasing decision.
The Unfair Commercial Practices Directive, which comes into force in the UK in April next year, is designed to protect consumers from unfair practices, including companies deliberately promoting products almost identical to existing brands.
The Unfair Commercial Practices Directive, which must be implemented into UK law by June 2007 and come into force by December that year, will affect the way that businesses of all kinds and sizes sell their products or services to consumers throughout EU member states.
Advertising and marketing agencies will have to review their practices to ensure they meet the new guidelines set out by the EU Unfair Commercial Practices Directive, according to the Wilkes Partnership.