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Term: 2nd Term
Class: Senior Secondary School 2
Age: 16 years
Duration: 40 minutes of 2 periods each
Topic:- Consumer Protection I
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to
INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUES: Identification, explanation, questions and answers, demonstration, videos from source
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: Videos, loud speaker, textbook, pictures
The teacher reviews the previous lesson on types of insurance
Students pay attention
She explains the meaning of consumer protection
She gives reasons for consumer protection
Students pay attention and participates
She states and explains the legislations towards consumer protection
Students pay attention and participate
The teacher writes a summarized note on the board
The students copy the note in their books
Consumer protection is the practice of safeguarding buyers of goods
and services, and the public, against unfair practices in the
REASONS FOR CONSUMER PROTECTION
commodities they purchase.
LEGISLATIONS FOR CONSUMER PROTECTION (In Nigeria)
This law provides regulations for the regulation of the manufacture, sales
and advertisement of food, drugs, etc. The Act provides that:
Under the Weights and Measures Act,
are not to the specific weights or measure as described on their packaging.
state that the goods may settle under transportation.
The decree was introduced to control inflation by fixing the retail prices of
some commodities. This is to provide stabilization of general price levels.
This was introduced to prevent the deception of consumers by false
advertising. It prohibits misleading description of goods and services.
The decree established the standard organisation of Nigeria (SON) to
standardize methods and products in industries and to ensure compliance
with government policy in standardization.
The hire purchase act was passed with the objective of placing a break on
the catalogues of injustices inherent in hire purchase transactions. It
provides for the requirements relating to hire purchase and credit sale
The rent edict was introduced to curb the excesses of landlords and
agents. It serves to control rent charges by landlords, ensure compliance
with the edict, ensures rights of the tenant and to also curtail the activities
of caretakers and agents.
Sales of goods act was introduced to regulate the respective rights and
duties of the vendor and purchaser. The provisions are; the sellers has the
right to sell in any contract of sales, the goods must correspond with
description, the bulk must correspond with samples and also that the goods
must fit the purpose for which they are required.
EVALUATION: 1. Explain the meaning of consumer protection
CLASSWORK: As in evaluation
CONCLUSION: The teacher commends the students positively