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DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. _8_Series of 2002
SUBJECT: Rules and Regulations Implementing Article 53 of the Consumer Act of the Philippines (R.A. 7394) in Relation to Section 8 Rule II, Chapter I, Title III of Department Administrative Order No. 2, Series of 1993 Prohibiting Chain Distribution Plans or Pyramid Sales Schemes in the Sale of Consumer Products.
WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 7394 otherwise known as Consumer Act of the Philippines states that it is the policy of the State to protect the interests of the consumer, promote his general welfare and to establish standards of conduct for business and industry;
WHEREAS, the Act provides that the State shall implement measures to achieve the objective of protecting consumers against deceptive, unfair sales and unconscionable sales acts and practices;