This retention and disposal authority covers records documenting the function of consumer affairs regulation including the licensing, registration and regulation of business, occupations and groups as well as providing advice to consumers regarding renting and accommodation, shopping and trading.

Functions in PROS 11/04:

  • CONSUMER ADVICE AND SUPPORT PROGRAMS
  • REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF BUSINESSES AND OCCUPATIONS
  • REGISTRATION OF INCORPORATED ASSOCIATIONS, LIMITED
  • PARTNERSHIPS AND COOPERATIVES
  • REGISTRATION OF ESTABLISHED PATRIOTIC FUNDS AND FUNDRAISERS
  • REGISTRATION OF BUSINESS NAMES
  • DISPUTE MANAGEMENT
  • COMPLIANCE MONITORING AND ENFORCEMENT
  • GOVERNMENT TRUST FUND MANAGEMENT
  • PRODUCT SAFETY
  • CERTIFICATION OF TRADE MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS
  • TRADE MEASUREMENT INSPECTIONS
  • MAINTENANCE OF TRADE MEASUREMENT REFERENCE STANDARDS
  • LICENSING OF WEIGHBRIDGES
  • TRADE MEASUREMENT EXEMPTIONS MANAGEMENT
  • TRADE MEASUREMENT ADVICE AND CONSULTATION.

 

Keywords: consumer affairs, regulation, renting, shopping.