THE St. Lucia-based OECS Commission says it plans to undertake a series of missions to member states in an effort to assess the current systems, process and institutions that govern, and guide consumer affairs and related matters.
The initiative is one of number of measures being undertaken under the OECS Diagnostic Assessment Consultancy of the Consumer Affairs landscapes in the Eastern Caribbean Economic Union.
The OECS mission is due here on Monday and the authorities said “the primary purpose of this country mission is to determine the presence, effectiveness and efficiency of the enforcement and administrative regimes associated with the regulation of consumer affairs in Grenada.
“As such consultations will be undertaken with key stakeholders that impact/effect change to consumer affairs and related matters.”
The OECS groups the islands of Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Kitts-Nevis, Montserrat, British Virgin Islands and Anguilla.