Office of Consumer Litigation Law and Legal Definition
The Office of Consumer Litigation refers to the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Division's Office of Consumer Litigation that is responsible for criminal and civil litigation and related matters arising under a variety of federal statutes administered by its client agencies that protect public health and safety.
The Office of Consumer Litigation has the responsibility for litigation under the principal federal consumer protection laws including the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; the odometer tampering prohibitions of the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act; the Consumer Product Safety Act; and a variety of laws administered by the Federal Trade Commission, such as the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. On referrals from those agencies, the Office also enforces statutes that regulate unfair and deceptive trade practices, and defends government programs and policies in consumer-related areas. [28 CFR 0.45].
Legal Definition list
- Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations [HUD]
- Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs [Department of Labor]
- Office of Community Services [OCS]
- Office of Community Planning and Development [HUD]
- Office of Community Oriented Policing Services
- Office of Consumer Litigation
- Office of Coroner
- Office of Departmental Equal Employment [HUD]
- Office of Diplomatic Law and Litigation [L/DL] [Department of State]
- Office of Disability Employment Policy-ODEP [Department of Labor]
- Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition