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Outline of trade practices and consumer protection law

Anne Hurley

Outline of trade practices and consumer protection law

by Anne Hurley

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Published by Butterworths in Sydney, Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Restraint of trade -- Australia,
    • Competition, Unfair -- Australia,
    • Consumer protection -- Law and legislation -- Australia

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesTrade practices and consumer protection law
      StatementAnne Hurley, Graeme Wiffen.
      ContributionsWiffen, Graeme.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKU977 .H87 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix, 311 p. ;
      Number of Pages311
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1187663M
      ISBN 100409308501
      LC Control Number94177630
      OCLC/WorldCa32290500

      Fair Business Practices Act (O.C.G.A. Sections et seq.) Georgia's Fair Business Practices Act prohibits unfair and deceptive acts or practices in the marketplace. This law applies to consumer transactions involving the sale, lease or rental of goods, services or property mainly for personal, family or household purposes. 25 of ), the Sales and Service MattersAct, (Act No. 25 of ), the Trade Practices Act, (Act No. 76 of ), the Consumer Affairs (Unfair Business Practices) Act, (Act No. 71 of ), and to make consequential amendments to various other Acts; and to provide for related incidental matters. PREAMBLE.

      It examines statute law, Part IV and Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act (Cwlth) (CCA) (formerly the Trade Practices Act (Cwlth)(TPA)), the decisions of the common law courts in interpreting the Act, as well as some international treaties on antitrust and consumer law enforcement, of which Australia is a party. Current. [25] The limited scope of federal consumer protection law is a result of constitutional restrictions on the legislative power of the Cth. Only in limited circumstances are individual business people directly subject to the Trade Practices Act. While a claim for damages under Pt V of the Trade Practices Act will generally be against a corporation, s 6(4) allows consumers to bring actions.

      Consumer protection is the practice of safeguarding buyers of goods and services, and the public, against unfair practices in the er protection measures are often established by law. Such laws are intended to prevent businesses from engaging in fraud or specified unfair practices in order to gain an advantage over competitors or to mislead consumers. View a sample of this title using the ReadNow feature. Written by the National Consumer Law Center, a leading provider of information on legal issues affecting consumers, Consumer Credit Law Manual covers virtually every aspect of consumer credit law and regulation and provides complete coverage of consumer credit transactions, including: • Truth in lending.


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