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Consumer Protection (Trade Descriptions and Safety Requirements) Act
The Consumer Protection (Trade Descriptions and Safety Requirements) Act (Cap 53) (CPTDSRA) was enacted to protect consumers against false trade descriptions such as deceptive statements concerning the composition or nature of goods. The CPTDSRA makes it an offence for any trader to apply a false trade description to any goods or to supply goods to which false trade descriptions are applied. Trade marks which contain or comprise false trade descriptions are also prohibited, unless they fall within the exemption criteria stipulated under the CPTDSRA. Offences under the CPTDSRA are punishable with a fine of up to S$10,000 and/or imprisonment of up to two years.

Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act Singapore has enacted the Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act (Cap 52A) (CPFTA). The CPFTA came into force on 1 March 2004 (and was amended on 15 April 2009) and protects consumers against unfair practices by suppliers in Singapore in relation to consumer transactions. Unfair practices are defined in the CPFTA and include circumstances where suppliers make false claims or misleading or deceptive representations. Certain transactions are excluded from the CPFTA, such as employment contracts and the acquisition of an interest in real estate. The CPFTA prescribes civil remedies against businesses or traders who engage in unfair trade practices (as defined by the CPFTA). The CPFTA further prescribes a maximum amount that can be claimed by way of damages for its breach (S$30,000) as well as a limitation period within which all claims must be filed.