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1. When prices are advertised or promoted, products and services must clearly display a ‘single price’, which is the minimum total costthat is able to be calculated. This should include: 1. all taxes, duties and extra fees 2. the price of all aspects of the final product and service. From 26 October 2019, the single price should include any optional fees or charges pre-selected during booking or purchase, unless and until you de-select them. The price does not need to include: 1. delivery charges — however, the minimum delivery charge should also be shown in the advertisement 2. optional charges or extras that you have de-selected, left un-selected or otherwise not requested. The single price must be at least as prominent as any other price displayed. This means you should be able to identify the total pricein the advertisement at least as easily as prices for any component parts. Example: the price of an advertised holiday should include all costs, including any airport taxes, and cha
2. Where different multiple prices appear for one product or service, businesses must withdraw those products and services and fix the display or advertisement. There are exceptions when the advertisement states that prices vary in different regions, where a price is entirely hidden by another price, a unit priceis shown, or a price is displayed in an overseas currency. If you choose an item or service that has multiple different prices displayed or advertised and the business can’t withdraw the product or service from sale and fix the error, you are entitled to buy it for the lowest price.
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1. Complying with ACL. Some examples of how you must comply with the ACL include: If your customers asks for an itemised bill, you must provide it free of charge.
2. Consumer guarantees. As part of consumer law and fair trading laws, the ACCC regulates consumer guarantees. As a business owner, you must understand consumer rights in order to comply with your obligations.
3. Unfair contract terms. Standard contracts. The ACL protects small businesses and consumers from unfair terms in standard form contracts. A standard form contract is a contract between 2 parties where 1 party prepares the contract giving the other party little or no opportunity to negotiate the terms.

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The Australian Consumer Law (ACL) includes: a national unfair contract terms law covering standard form consumer and small business contracts; a national law guaranteeing consumer rights when buying goods and services; a national product safety law and enforcement system; a national law for unsolicited consumer agreements covering door-to-door sales and telephone …

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1. When you present prices to your customers, you must state the total price of the good or service as a single figure, which is the minimum total costthat can be calculated. This should include any tax, duty, fee, levy or other additional charges (for example, GST or airport tax). Exceptions: 1. this rule does not usually apply in business-to-business transactions. This means you do not need to include GST if a price statement is made exclusively to businesses. 2. you do not need to include delivery charges unless you are aware of a minimum delivery charge that must be paid, in which case you can choose whether to include it in the total price or separately.
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For the purposes of the ACL, a person is a 'consumer' if they acquire goods or services that are priced at less than $40,000. A person is also a 'consumer' if they acquire good or services that are priced at more than $40,000 but they are 'of a kind ordinarily acquired for personal, domestic or household use or consumption'.

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Fair trading laws; Australian Consumer Law and your business; Competition and Consumer Act; Australian standards; Codes of Conduct; When you sell products or services, you need to understand: Australia's trade measurement laws; displaying prices; product labelling; secure card payments; warranties and refunds ; Contracts. When you agree to do a job in …

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If you’re on a learners or provisional licence, your BAC must be zero. Legal drinking age – you must be 18 or older to buy alcohol or to drink alcohol in a licensed venue. Selling alcohol – it’s illegal to sell alcohol to anyone under 18 or to someone who is already drunk.

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Contract Law A contract is a binding agreement between parties. For a contract or legal agreement to be formed it must have several legal elements. These are: 1. An offer made by one party; An Offer - is a communication (verbal or in writing) amounting to a promise to do something (or not do something) if the person to whom the offer is directed accepts the offer

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Rules for recreational drone operators. You must not fly your drone higher than 120 metres (400 feet) above ground level. You must keep your drone at least 30 metres away from other people. You must only fly one drone at a time. You must keep your drone within visual line-of-sight.

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Australia has six Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with other countries in force and another eight under negotiation. The FTAs contain legally binding commitments by each member to liberalise access to their markets for goods and services as well as investment.

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Australia’s landlord and tenant laws are rated by the Global Property Guide (www.globalpropertyguide.com) to be neutral between landlord and tenant. Each party’s rights are well-protected by the Residential Tenancy Act in each state. Rents can be freely negotiated. Increases are subject to review by a Tribunal if the tenant applies for a review.

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The Federal Register of Legislation (the Legislation Register) is the authorised whole-of-government website for Commonwealth legislation and related documents. It contains the full text and details of the lifecycle of individual laws and the relationships between them. The Legislation Register is managed by the Office of Parliamentary Counsel

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The Laws of Australia encyclopaedia (TLA) is a complete library of legal principles covering over 330 topics and every Australian jurisdiction.With unmatched breadth and depth and an easy-to-read style, it will quickly acquaint you with unfamiliar areas of law. The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG is Editor in Chief of The Laws of Australia, overseeing the team of …

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A national constitution is a set of rules for governing a country. Such rules may be based on tradition or may be written down in the form of a law or a number of laws. In some countries laws forming the constitution are ordinary laws which can be changed just like any other law, but in most countries the laws forming the constitution have a special status. The Constitution of …

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Section 109 of the Constitution states that if a state parliament and the federal Parliament pass conflicting laws on the same subject, then the federal law overrides the state law. Territories . Section 122 of the Constitution allows the federal Parliament to override a territory law at any time. The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) does not have local councils. The ACT …

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What are the laws and regulations in australia?

Australian Government and state and territory government legislation exists to protect consumers, the environment and the community, as well as to promote fair trading and competition. These laws govern how businesses interact with their suppliers, customers and other businesses.

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Competition laws. Australia has a national statutory framework to ensure that trading is fair for businesses and consumers. This framework is administered and enforced by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). In addition to Australian Government legislation, state and territory laws govern consumer protection.

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Australia has a national statutory framework to ensure that trading is fair for businesses and consumers. This framework is administered and enforced by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

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