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Unit 5: Contract Law

CHAPTER 17: CARRYING OUT THE CONTRACT

E-ACTIVITY: DIRECT SALES IN YOUR PROVINCE OR TERRITORY (p. 542)

Activity: Create an Organizer About Direct Sales in Your Province or Territory

Of the many ways to sell products and services, door-to-door sales may be the oldest and this method is still used today. While some direct sellers do not use high-pressure sales tactics, others do. What can a customer who felt pressured into making a purchase do? What consumer protection remedies are there for direct sales?

Complete an organizer about the law on direct sales in your province or territory.

  1. Look for information available about direct sales from your province or territory’s ministry for consumer affairs. To do so, you might visit linked Web sites for the following:

  2. Complete the following organizer to summarize your jurisdiction’s protection regarding direct sales.

Click here if you would like to download the organizer.

   
Direct Sales Organizer
province or territory
 
name of direct sales legislation  
dollar value of goods or services

 

length of cooling off period (time within which you may cancel the deal)

 

time within which you may cancel if goods are not delivered or services not provided

 

requirements for direct sales contracts

 

exceptions to the cooling off period

 

types of sales excluded

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

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