The Concept of Consumer Contract

  • Jiangqiu Ge


In many jurisdictions, the idea that consumers need special protection due to their lack of sufficient knowledge, information and bargaining power is widely accepted. The special rules aimed at protecting consumers are believed to be a good cure to deal with the disparity between the parties of a consumer contract. However, because these provisions are only regulated for a given purpose, not all private actors in the whole market can invoke them. Prior to the discussion on the substantive contents of the consumer contract rules, it is necessary to make explicit who is protected and against whom these provisions will be enforced.


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  • Jiangqiu Ge
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  1. 1.School of LawFudan UniversityShanghaiChina

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