This checklist provides a simple and visually descriptive explanation of the Price Accuracy Policy as well as tips on having the Policy enforced.

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What is the Price Accuracy Policy?

Merchants who opt out of the individual labelling rule must indicate the prices on the shelves and use an optical scanner. They are required to apply the Price Accuracy Policy, which provides for compensation in the event of a pricing error at the cash register.

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For more information on in-store pricing, consult the pages that cover this subject:

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If you have any problems, you can contact the Office de la protection du consommateur. The Contact us page lists our contact information. 

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Last update : September 23, 2021

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