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2nd June, 2016 · Policy Viewpoint Luxury car tax exemption
The Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2016 Measures No. 2) Bill 2016 provided for an exemption for certain public institutions that import or acquire luxury cars for the sole purposes of public display. Currently, if...
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2nd June, 2016 · Policy Viewpoint ASIC to prohibit flex-commissions in car finance market
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has been conducting a review of commission arrangements in the car finance market for a number of years. Its findings will have a significant impact on the way...
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2nd June, 2016 · Policy Viewpoint AADA responds to Australian government vehicle emissions discussion paper
As readers of previous editions of Automotive Dealer, you will be aware the Senate referred former Greens Senator Milne’s private members bill, the Motor Vehicle Standards (Cheaper Transport) Bill 2014, for review and inquiry to...
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2nd June, 2016 · Policy Viewpoint NTC seeks automated vehicle clarification
The National Transport Commission (NTC) has issued a discussion paper seeking clarification of what is required for automated road and rail vehicles to legally operate across Australia. The paper is based on a review the...
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2nd June, 2016 · Policy Viewpoint Competition policy: government proposes to introduce an “effects test”
In March, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, welcomed the Government’s proposal to introduce an ‘effects test’ as recommended by the Harper Review of Competition Policy. In his...
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2nd June, 2016 · Policy Viewpoint Australian consumer law review
The Australian Consumer Law (ACL) – a single generic consumer protection law that applies across Australia – commenced on 1 January 2011. This is the first review since the law was implemented and applies to...
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