ACCC Chairman Rod Sims has outlined the Commission's compliance and enforcement priorities for 2015. The top priorities include:
- monitoring truth in advertising
- improving online businesses' responsiveness to consumer complaints about either the product itself or delivery
- advocating for the court to impose penalties at a level which achieves both specific and general deterrence, and
- release of industry codes, for example the introduction of a Code of Conduct to address unfair practices in the grocery sector.
Link: Priorities 2015
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