Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Under the terms and in compliance with Law No. 144/2015, of 08.09, RAIO – Móveis Metálicos, Lda provides the necessary information so that the consumer client can exercise its right of complaint with an official third party. that will help you to resolve the dispute in question.

Alternative dispute resolution is the possibility that all consumers have at their disposal to resort to official entities that help them in the resolution, or guidance of any conflict, before opening litigious processes in the Courts.

As a rule, the procedure can be described as follows:

1) The consumer customer asks an impartial third party to act as an intermediary between you and the supplier or service provider that is the target of your complaint.

2) The intermediary can suggest a solution to your complaint, impose a solution on both parties or bring the parties together to find a solution.

Alternative dispute resolution can be translated into “mediation”, “conciliation” or “arbitration”.

Alternative dispute resolution is, as a rule, less expensive, less formal and faster than the judicial process.

Thus, in the event of a dispute, the consumer customer may resort to an Alternative Dispute Resolution Entity for consumption. RAIO – Móveis Metálicos, Lda provides the following contact:


CNIACC – National Center for Consumer Conflict Information and Arbitration

Address: Rua D. Afonso Henriques, 1, 4700-030 Braga

E-mail: geral@cniacc.pt

Phone: 253 619 107 – Call to national landline network (PT)

Opening hours: 9H00 – 16H00

Web: https://www.cniacc.pt


For more information:

CIAB – Consumer Information, Mediation and Arbitration Center (Consumer Arbitral Tribunal)


or please access the Consumer Portal at https://www.consumidor.gov.pt/


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