The changes to the Distance Selling Regulations – are they likely to rock the boat?
Rogers, Kevin M.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) have announced minor changes to the Distance Selling Regulations. After a significant amount of consultation, the alterations are due to come into effect in April 2005. This article will provide an examination of the Regulations to date, highlight some of the criticisms, which led to the review, highlight the proposals and resultant changes, explaining the extent of the changes on distance consumers and businesses alike. The second part of the article will highlight the first decisions within the United Kingdom on the Regulations and evaluate the consequences of the decisions.