In 2012 Melita used the term ‘Unlimited’ to promote certain Melita services. However, in reality the services were limited This case relates to the contestation by Melita Limited (‘Melita’) of a decision taken by the Director General (Consumer Affairs) within the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (MCCAA) whereby the Director General imposed an one […]
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On the 13 and 14 March 2017 BEUC held two meetings of the 2nd Enforcement Steering Group & Redress Expert Meeting in Malta. The first session discussed various enforcement issues, including specific cases, which BEUC is currently investigating through the collaboration of various consumer organisations members of BEUC. These cases included the campaigns related to […]
The Consumers’ Association wish to welcome the participants to the Second Enforcement Steering Group Meeting & Redress Expert Meeting which is being organised by BEUC in Malta. We wish every success to this meeting as the subjects to be tackled during the meeting are of direct interest to Maltese consumers. Amongst them one finds the […]
Geoblocking restricts the rights of consumers to buy from wherever they want. Online shopping facilitated shopping across borders – something which for a small country like ours is vital for the consumer as the choice is limited and prices are high. This opportunity to buy online put pressure on local providers to increase choice and […]
Consumer’s Association Annual General Conference 2017 The Annual General Conference will be held on Tuesday 28 March 2017 at Associations’ office, South Street Valletta at 6.00pm. Nominations for the post of Chairman, General Secretary, Financial Secretary and Members on Council will be received from registered members till 24 ta’ March 2017. Nominations are to […]
Geoblocking is supposed to have finished but most firms who have at least an outlet in Malta still continue this practice. Marks & Spencer is one of them. In the coming weeks we would also mention other firms which discriminate against consumers who live in Malta. Geoblocking has several detrimental effects. On a European level, […]
The months of January and February 2017 can be marked as two months which were synonymous with consumer wins in the telecommunications area. This is the result of the work which had been done behind closed doors by the Maltese Presidency both in Malta and in Brussels. The first consumer win was with regard to […]
The Council of the Consumers’ Association – Malta wishes all consumers a Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year.
Christmas is near and most have already started buying presents. These when directed at children are usually toys and the latest most advanced are usually the most attractive and the first choice. This year internet connected toys were introduced on the European Market and though locally, as far as we know, are not available they […]
On the 25th November, the European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) and its Maltese member Ghaqda tal-Konsumaturi met Dr Helena Dalli, Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties to present their expectations for Malta’s EU Council Presidency. During the meeting, the consumer delegation asked Minister Dalli to advance consumer interests in the Digital Single Market […]
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