The Institute for Consumer Protection (ICP) has been setup in 1983. Originally, it started as a breastfeeding promotion group and later evolved as a full fledge national consumer protection. ICP has three distinct departments namely The Consumer Protection department.
ICP is partly funded by the government and the other funding sources are its membership, sales of publications and project funds.
It provides the following services:
- Product Testing:
- Representation: IPC sits on various government bodies to represent consumers' interest at decision-making level. As one of its mandate, ICP represents consumers views and interest on a number of government and para-statal bodies, and intervene at the decision-making process.
- Consumer Education: In January 2002 with the blessing of 'Bureau de l'Education Catholique' (BEC) ICP has launched Consumer Education (CE)Program in 11 primary schools.
- Information Through Media:
Telephone: (230) 210-4433
Fax: (230) 211-4436
Email: Email contact form
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