Consumer Protection / Reports and Inquiries / Unconscionable Conduct / Unfair Terms

Senate Inquiry into Australian Consumer Law Part 2

On 18 March 2010 the Senate referred the Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill (No. 2) 2010 for inquiry and report. This bill is the second stage in the introduction of a single national consumer law and includes ¬†misleading or unconscionable conduct, unfair contracts and practices, consumer guarantees, unsolicited selling, information standards and product … Continue reading

Consumer Protection / Unfair Terms

Australian Consumer Law – and farewell TPA

The Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill 2009 passed through Parliament on Wednesday 17 March and is awaiting Royal Assent.¬† On the same day the phase 2 of the Australian Consumer Law amendments (Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) (No 2) Bill 2009) was introduced into the House of Representatives. Nestled in the monster … Continue reading