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Bad hair day for Aldi: - natural - marketing claims contravened the Australian Consumer Law
The marketing of products as "natural" when they do not contain natural ingredients, is likely to contravene the ACL.
Australia
25 Nov 2017
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ACCC new car market study: What does it mean?
The ACCC report alerts vehicle manufacturers to potential further enforcement actions and a perceived need for reform.
Australia
22 Aug 2017
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Managing litigation risk - Part 1: stop disputes arising
Sensible and practical steps should help your business to reduce the risk of disputes from arising in the first place.
Australia
14 May 2017
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CU LAB: Are Australia's product liability laws ready for driverless cars?
Greg Williams sets out the main product liability issues with driverless cars, and how our laws will respond.
Australia
20 Nov 2016
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New guidelines for online marketing reviews and testimonials
Businesses using online reviews as part of their marketing toolkit, must employ openness, consistency and honesty.
Australia
22 Aug 2016
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Food products: new Country of Origin requirements announced
Australian consumer affairs ministers agreed to replace existing mandatory Country-of-Origin food labelling requirements.
Australia
17 Apr 2016
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Is Australia's Consumer Law fit for purpose? Have your say in the first review
At the same time as the Australian Consumer Law is being reviewed, public understanding of it is also being investigated.
Australia
17 Apr 2016
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Highlights of the ACCC's consumer protection and product safety activities in 2013-2014
Education of consumers and businesses remained a key focus, but also considerable monitoring and enforcement activity.
Australia
17 Nov 2014
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Enforcement priorities in action - ACCC sues over ACL consumer guarantees representations
The ACCC takes action against what it sees as false and misleading representations about the ACL's consumer guarantees.
Australia
10 Dec 2012
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Consumer guarantees for the supply of goods: the manufacturer's or supplier's problem?
Depending on which consumer guarantee is breached, the consumer may have recourse against the supplier or manufacturer.
Australia
28 Oct 2012
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ACCC / Hewlett-Packard dispute over consumer warranty rights: a reminder to check ACL compliance
Retailers and manufacturers should ensure that they meet ACL obligations to explain consumer guarantees and warranties.
Australia
22 Oct 2012
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Warranty against defects documentation - time to change!
If you supply or manufacture consumer products, you must provide consumer information about warranties against defects.
Australia
9 Sep 2012
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Why it's time to check the wording of your product warranties
The penalties for failure to comply with the new product warranty requirements of the Australian Consumer Law are high.
Australia
5 Aug 2012
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Is this a watershed moment for products containing nanoparticles?
Manufacturers and distributors owe a duty to take reasonable care to prevent their products from causing harm to users.
Australia
9 Feb 2012
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Second Set Of Australian Consumer Law Reforms - Product Safety Obligations And Trading Requirements
In preparation for the second tranche of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) reforms (to be introduced into Parliament next year) the Treasury has released a consultation paper with draft Regulation Impact Statements (RIS) for public comment by Friday 27 November.
Australia
24 Nov 2009
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Health Claims And Food Products: A New Chapter In The P293 Saga
Food Standards Australia New Zealand ("FSANZ") has recently released Proposal P293 Nutrition, Health & Related Claims Consultation Paper for first review.
Australia
29 Apr 2009
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Tough Luck
This case concerns an attempt to enforce a Texas default judgment against an Australian company.
Australia
27 Apr 2009
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“There Is Nothing That People Bear More Impatiently, Or Forgive Less, Than Contempt: And An Injury Is Much Sooner Forgotten Than An Insult.”1
It is unusual for proceedings to be brought for contempt whether civil, which is punishable by fines, or criminal, which is punishable by imprisonment.
Australia
22 Apr 2009
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“Execution” - Reference To Signature Or Performance Of Contract? (Italian Bottle Case No 2)
In these proceedings, an Italian bottle manufacturer appealed a decision by the SA District Court to stay proceedings .
Australia
22 Apr 2009
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Yummy Little Pillows Of Fruit - But What Sort?
For some time now, the ACCC has been giving attention to representations involving fruit on food packaging and in labelling (see for example Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Cadbury Schweppes Pty Ltd [2004] FCA 516).
Australia
16 Apr 2009
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