Consumer Rights

Consumer Rights are a group of laws and organisations designed to ensure the rights of consumers as well as fair trade, competition and accurate information in the marketplace. The laws are designed to prevent businesses that engage in fraud or specified unfair practices from gaining an advantage over competitors.

Contempt of Court

Contempt of Court is the disobedience or disrespect towards the judicial process, a court of law, its officers and practises. In civil cases, failing to appear as a witness without informing the court or the party that called you. Being in Contempt of Court could result in a fine.


As a noun, Convict is a term that applies to a person who has been found guilty of committing a crime or a misdemeanor. As a verb, to Convict is to find an accused guilty of crime.