Laws & Regulations

MAPS maintains high standards in the industry. Any transgressions of its rules, or any other regulations or laws, would result in an investigation and possible action against the member.

Examples of the regulations that must be met by a MAPS member are listed below:

  • Consumer Rights Act 2015
  • British Code of Advertising and Sales Promotion
  • Cancellation of Contracts made in a Consumer’s Home or Place of Work Regulations 2008
  • Companies Act 2006
  • Consumer Contracts Regulations
  • Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 (‘CPRs’)
  • Data Protection Act 1998
  • Direct Selling Association Consumer Code
  • Enterprise Act 2000
  • Equality Act 2010
  • Misrepresentation Act 1967
  • Ofcom Consumer Code
  • PhonePayPlus Consumer Code
  • Provision of Services Regulations 2009 (“the Regulations”)
  • Sale and Supply of Goods to Consumers Regulations 2002
  • Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982
  • The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011
  • Trade Descriptions Act 1968
  • Building Regulations

You can find details of all UK legislation at You may also find helpful information about the laws and interpretation on Citizens Advice Bureau’s website

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