End of the receipt: Consumer associations opposed to the default deletion – 20 Minutes

Most of the consumer associations that are members of the National Consumer Council, in particular UFC-Que Choisir or Familles Rurales, opposed on Tuesday the default abolition of the till receipt planned from 2023. They claim that the printing of a ticket is “systematically proposed”. “results in depriving consumers of a real choice, and consequently of their rights”. store from January 1, 2023″, with the aim of reducing waste production. The National Consumer Council is currently being consulted on this decree, explain the consumer associations, which oppose its current wording. or subject to credit, the printing of receipts such as credit card receipts “would be eliminated by default, regardless of the amount and nature of the purchases”. These associations believe that “the right for a consumer to obtain a receipt will only really be preserved if the choice is systematically offered to him”. In defense of the receipt, several arguments in their eyes: it remains “a tool for managing the family budget”, makes it possible to “verify the accuracy of the amount of the transaction” and constitutes an “essential proof of purchase to take advantage of legal or commercial warranties”.