COPRA

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AcronymDefinition
COPRAConsumer Protection Act
COPRACommission on Peer Review and Accreditation (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration; Washington, DC)
COPRACustoms Overtime Pay Reform Act
COPRACombined Operations Personnel Records and Accounts
COPRACity of Phoenix Retirees Association (Arizona)
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The updated Consumer Protection Act now gives Ontario consumers the right to:
sets out to catch violators of the consumer protection act. C.C.
Data Depth's pleadings allege causes of action against Valeo Intellectual Property, Inc.; Print Craft, Inc.; and RSiCopyright for breach of contract, violation of the Washington Consumer Protection Act, unfair competition, misrepresentation, tortious interference with business expectancies, violation of the Lanham Act, theft of trade secrets, and conversion.
In July, Congress passed the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act. To the millions who never know when a single bite can mean a trip to the emergency room or worse, the new law could be a life-saver.
Straus says the current "Can-Spam Act" is not as restrictive as the fax provisions of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Currently, federal and some state laws prohibit the faxing of "unsolicited advertisements," which advertise commercial property, goods or services and are distributed without a person's permission.
Early last month, the Federal Communications Commission issued an almost $5.4 million fine to Fax.com for violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 on 489 separate occasions.
Bharat Bushan Shukla, 41, of Outermarch Road, Radford, pleaded guilty to a single charge of breaching the Consumer Protection Act in a hearing at Coventry Magistrates Court yesterday.
In June of the same year, one hundred British women awaited judgement on their claim (under the Consumer Protection Act) for health damage from contraceptive pills.
A Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that policyholders may sue their insurance companies under the Consumer Protection Act and collect treble damages and attorney fees.
The judges also found that Doughney had violated the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, a law passed several years after the obviously fake PETA site went online.
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act gives consumers the right under federal law to stop telemarketing calls from a particular company.
This situation is similar to the one set up by the $500 statutory damages provided by the the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
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