With consumer organization suit system
As for consumer organization suit system, consumer organization recognized by the Prime Minister says system that they can make suit to proprietor in place of consumers.
As, by consumers damage, one amount of damage is small, and difference of quality, quantity, bargaining power of information with company is big, and there are a lot of cases that it is difficult to file a suit individually, of consumers prevent damage with is correspondence directly, and there is limit though prevent expansion of damage.
Therefore can demand collective recovery (damage recovery) of suspension (injunction) and damage of malpractice of company from consumer organization recognized by the Prime Minister; is special; authorized.
With consumer organization to be able to make injunction into
Group where we prohibit and can request from is "qualified consumer organization" recognized by the Prime Minister as consumer organization with eligibility that can use injunction for profit protection of all the consumers appropriately.
Invitation and unconscionable contract that qualified consumer organization is forcible, "Consumer Contract Law" including indication of wrong contents, "premium notation" is system that can demand suspension about unfair act of company which does not protect "food notation" "Specified Commercial Transactions Law".
Competence consumer organizations of the whole country
In the competence consumer organizations of the whole country, please see Consumer Affairs Agency homepage.
Consumer Affairs Agency homepage (external link)
In Saga, "non profit organization Saga consumers forum" was authorized as the first competence consumer organization in the prefecture in February, 2016.
With consumer organization which can restore damage
Group where there is damage recovery is "specific competence consumer organization" which the Prime Minister authorized newly from qualified consumer organization.
With damage recovery
There are a lot of people who swallow when we encountered Consumer issues by unfair invitation and terms of contract. Therefore we can go step further, and new "consumers judicial proceedings exception law" (official name: the special provision method of judicial proceedings of civil affair for collective recovery of damage of property of consumers) is issued to system of injunction for recovery of financial damage of consumers who are victim on December 11, 2013, and system of damage recovery is enforced on October 1, 2016.
Specific qualified consumer organizations of the whole country
Specific qualified consumer organizations of the whole country are as follows.
※As for the details of system, please see homepage of Consumer Affairs Agency and National Consumer Affairs Center of Japan.
Specific qualified consumer organizations (external link) of the whole country
Consumer organization suit system (external link)
Introduction (external link) of group right to bring an action of consumer organization suit system