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The basics of making a purchase

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A cup of coffee. A bus ticket. A new big-screen TV. Another day, another purchase. Learn your rights and what to watch out for when buying things.

What you should know

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Think you’re ready to buy? Wait a tick. Here are a few practical tips to keep in mind.

Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in January 2020
  • Time to read: 6 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Dean Davison, Davison North Law

Dean Davison, Davison North Law

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This information from People’s Law School explains in a general way the law that applies in British Columbia, Canada. The information is not intended as legal advice. See our disclaimer.


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