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23rd December, 2016 · Regulation ACCC delivers report on unfair contracts – How it affects dealers
On 10 November 2016, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released its report of common unfair contract terms identified in a number of industries. While the ACCC’s report did not specifically consider motor vehicle...
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2nd June, 2016 · Regulation Australian consumer law review – a dealer’s perspective
The Australian Consumer Law (ACL) commenced on 1 January 2011. It is a single generic consumer protection law that applies across Australia and is to be reviewed this year. An Issues Paper published in March...
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7th March, 2016 · Regulation Want more afFordable cars? easy, tax them less
One of the reasons behind the Federal Government’s decision to allow the parallel importation of near-new vehicles is the belief that cars in Australia are too expensive. Retail automotive industry leaders argue that the Government...
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7th March, 2016 · Technology NTC calls for input on automated vehicle laws
The National Transport Commission (NTC) has called for policy makers, technology experts, vehicle developers and the rest of the Australian community to help shape appropriate laws to maximise the benefits of automated vehicles. The inter-governmental...
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7th March, 2016 · Regulation Deceptive conduct under ACCC microscope
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is continuing to focus upon misleading and deceptive conduct complaints from small businesses, as revealed in the latest biannual ‘Small Business in Focus’ report. This report, the eleventh...
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7th March, 2016 · Regulation Call for new laws as petrol prices finally fall
Two Australian senators have called for new laws to protect drivers from being ripped off at the bowser as crude oil prices fell to their lowest level in 13 years. Senator Ricky Muir of the...
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