1. The Consumer Protection (Price and Supplies Control) ActThis Act makes provision for the control of trading practices and prices in Mauritius and grants powers to the Minister to control prices of goods specified in the First Schedule.
2. The Fair Trading Act
This Act makes provision with respect to measures to ensure fair trading in Mauritius and the prevention of practices that mislead or confuse consumers. The Act prescribes rules of fair trade and empowers the Minister to: (a) appoint technical committees; (b) to make Regulations for the purpose of this Act and for the purpose of regulating consumer trade practices; and (c) to issue compulsory codes of practice.
3. The Legal Metrology Act
This Act provides for standards of measurement of goods placed on the market in Mauritius and the labelling of such goods in accordance with standards provided.
4. The Competition Act
The object of this Act is to establish the legal framework for the control of restrictive business practices with a view to enhancing competition in Mauritius through measures designed to promote efficiency, adaptability and competitiveness in the economy for the end purpose of widening the range of customer choice in obtaining goods and services at a fairer and more competitive price.
5. The Customs Act
The Customs Act 1998 establishes the legal framework for the collection and management of customs duties, excise duties and taxes. The Act also provides for the inspection of goods at clearing and in bonded warehouses.
6. The Value Added Tax Act
The Customs Act provides for the replacement of the sales tax on goods by a value added tax on goods and services. The Act establishes the legal framework for the administration of the value added tax and its modes of payments and returns.