Regulation to License Telemarketing Industry
I am pleased to
share with you a discussion paper that describes a proposed
regulation to licence telemarketers under the Business Practices and
Consumer Protection Act.
will improve consumer protection by addressing fraudulent
telemarketing operations. Conditions of these licences will also
reduce the frustration consumers experience with the number and
nature of some unsolicited calls.
Your views are
important and will help us develop this new licensing regulation.
Please send your comments by Friday, October 29, 2004
of Public Safety and Solicitor General
Consumer Policy Division
PO Box 9288 Stn Prov
Victoria BC V8W 9J7
Thank you for
your assistance in enhancing consumer protection, and promoting
fairness and understanding in the marketplace.
R. T. (Rich) Coleman