Mondaq Asia Pacific: Consumer Protection
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Protections from unfair contract terms in standard form contracts, once reserved for consumers, extend to small business.
K&L Gates
It may be the case that you have never given much thought to the label on the inside of your shirt, beyond whether or not it provided the right size information or whether or not it was irritating...
Hunt & Hunt
The ACCC has alleged that this waste management company's standard form contract contains unfair terms and conditions.
Holman Webb
Future action for non-compliance with the ACL in the marketing of therapeutic goods may result in much higher penalties.
Holman Webb
Retirement village operators should review contracts to ensure compliance with state retirement living laws and the ACL.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Recently China's Food and Drug Administration ("CFDA") released the Provisions for Medical Device Recall ("New Recall Rules").
Han Kun Law Offices
This article will provide a brief overview of the Regulations based upon relevant provisions of the Promotion Law.
Vaish Associates Advocates
The interests of consumers are sought to be protected and promoted under the Act inter alia by establishment of Consumer Protection Councils at the District, State and National levels.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
"The foundation of every state is the education of its youth," said Diogenes, the ancient Greek philosopher.
Advaya Legal
The boom in e-commerce in India over the past few years has paved the way for a spate of consumer complaints across India, with customers not having adequate information about pre-packaged commodities...
LexCounsel Law Offices
With the intent to enable minorities to protect and preserve their language, culture and religion and also to promote and provide education to minorities in general, Article 30 of the Constitution of India ...
Nishith Desai Associates
Customer not liable for amounts lost in fraudulent / unauthorized transactions where default not attributed to the customer, if reported to the bank within 3 working days.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Various food products are imported in India from different countries.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Recently, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs took another step in the direction of protecting consumers' interests by notifying an amendment to the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
Recently, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, in its judgment dated 13.07.2017, adjudicated on the extent of applicability of the amended Section 8(1) of the Arbitration...
LexOrbis
People admire celebrities and if those celebrities say that they like a product then the admirer will like that particular product, too.
LexCounsel Law Offices
The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission is frequently allowing much needed relief to the homebuyers in India in cases of delays in delivery and defaults by the builders/developers.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
After being asked to be more attentive and prosecute all violators of the Legal Metrology Laws by the National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission on February 01, 2016 in the matter of Revision Petition No. 2038/2015 ...
Nishith Desai Associates
The world is experiencing an intellectual renaissance where technology, for better or worse, has penetrated the remote(est) aspects of everyone's life.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Have you ever stormed out of a restaurant, regretting having paid their service charge? Well, you'll may never have to do that again.
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Coutts Solicitors & Conveyancers
This article includes some, but not all, of the examples of clauses in contracts which could include unfair terms.
Coutts Solicitors & Conveyancers
You may have an ACL unfair contract if your standard form contract with a small business includes an unfair term.
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This article includes summaries of recent cases involving the ACCC, cartels and misleading and deceptive conduct.
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