Ghaqda Tal-Konsumaturi - CA Malta
The Ghaqda tal-Konsumaturi, Malta’s only consumer organisation, is a voluntary organisation and has a democratic structure in the sense that all officials are elected annually directly from the membership. It is financed solely by membership fees. Its four main areas of activity are: the representation of local consumers, education, advice and acting as a pressure group.
- Input during the government’s consultative process on various laws including the set-up of the new authority, home loans, and most recently on collective redress
- Commencing the first group action before the courts on behalf of consumers, following serious shortcomings in the new bus service introduced in 2011
- Taking issue with various consequences for consumers due to deficiencies gas provision
- Helping the opt-out clause in the provision of telecommunications service be declared unfair.