Consumer Protection (Postal Marketing) Bill (HC Bill 134)




Make provision relating to the regulation of postal marketing; and for
connected purposes.

Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and
consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present
Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1 Marketing exercises designed to defraud

(1) The Postal Services Act 2000 is amended as follows.

(2) In section 83, at the end there is inserted—

(7) Subsection (1) shall not apply where there are sufficient grounds to
5believe that the packet constitutes part of a mass marketing exercise
designed to defraud the recipient.

2 Short title and commencement

(1) This Act may be cited as the Consumer Protection (Postal Marketing) Act 2011.

(2) This Act shall come into force on the day on which it is passed.