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The Australian Consumer Law (ACL) has been amended to increase the maximum penalties that can be handed down for breaching the ACL. The increase came into effect on 1 September 2018. Previously, companies faced a maximum penalty of $1.1 million per consumer law breach and individuals faced a maximum penalty of $220,000 per breach. The amendments are…Read More
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (‘ACCC’) is urging businesses to review any ‘country of origin’ claims that they have made to ensure compliance with the Australian Consumer Law (‘ACL’). The ACL contains prohibitions against misleading and deceptive conduct generally, and also specifically in relation to the place of origin of goods and the nature,…Read More
Provisions in the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) which prohibited large businesses from charging excessive surcharges for processing credit card, debit card or EFTPOS transactions have been extended to apply to any business that is either located in Australia or uses an Australian bank. This change came into effect on 1 September 2017. The…Read More