Consumer Law aims to protect consumers while they deal with business entrepreneurs.
Ralph Nader, an American activist and Lawyer, helped to develop this field of law in the United States, in the automobile industry. Governments then joined in and passed Laws specifying rules governing consumer consent and safety.
Consumer Protection Law is a set of rules aiming to protect the individuals against certain forms of sales. It covers contract stipulations and rules against impulsive buying or pressure sales or similar tactics.