Trade Practices

Unfair Contract Terms

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From 1 July 2010 new trade practices legislation has been introduced regarding unfair contract terms in standard form consumer contracts. These changes will affect all businesses, large or small, alike. These changes apply to standard form contracts that are generally not open for negotiation and are produced to a consumer by a business in orderRead More »Unfair Contract Terms

Competition and Consumer Act 2010

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In 2010 the Commonwealth Labor Government introduced amendments to the existing Trade Practices Act. As part of those changes the Act was renamed to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010. As part of the first draft of amendments to this area of law the government has introduced provisions relating to “unfair contracts”. This relates toRead More »Competition and Consumer Act 2010