Analysis of Selected Countries: Thailand
In Thailand, the Consumer Protection Act of 1979 provides the Office of the Consumer Protection Board (OCPB) with responsibility for promoting and encouraging the education of consumers on matters pertaining to the safety and potential dangers of goods and services and for providing educational information to consumers to promote efficient utilisation of natural resources. The OCPB has a rural network in order to reach rural areas. It appointed a provincial sub‐committee in every province, with the governor serving as chairperson, which has the power and the duty to provide educational information to the public.
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Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: 2009-02-01