Consumer Protection and People with Intellectual Disability

A consumer is a person who buys goods or services for personal, domestic, or household use or consumption. The goods or services may include food, clothes, furniture, electrical appliances, telephone services, buying a motor vehicle from a dealer, applying for credit cards, applying for personal loans, receiving health services etc

People with intellectual disability may need support in entering into contracts; i.e. they may need help to understand the nature and effect of the specific contract at the time it is made.

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