Frequently Asked Questions - Will an independent Scotland be able to offer consumers the same level of protection as the UK currently does?
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Yes. Scottish consumers will continue to have the same rights as they currently do, and there will continue to be organisations that offer consumers help and advice when they need it. Independence will enable the Scottish Parliament to tailor consumer protection legislation for Scotland. We have published our full proposals for consumer protection, which are laid out in the paper Consumer Protection and Representation in an Independent Scotland: Options.
Source: Scotland's Future, Scottish Government, November 2013.