Basic Australian Laws

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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.
4. Consumer product safety. The ACL governs product safety in Australia. This means that the products you supply must be safe and meet consumer guarantees.
5. Unfair business practices. ACL ensures that businesses conduct fair sales practices. This allows consumers to trust the businesses they deal with. Unfair sales practices include

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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. It is illegal for suppliers to: 1. put pressure on businesses to charge their recommended retail price or any other set price, for example by threatening to stop supplying to the reseller 2. stop resellers from advertising, displaying or selling goods from the supplier below a specified price. It is also illegal for resellers to ask their suppliers to use recommended price lists to stop competitors from discounting. In most cases, a supplier may specify a maximum price for retail.

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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

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1. The Laws of Australiaprovides a useful reference tool covering all major areas of the law. It fills the gaps in your library when you come across an unfamiliar area of law, providing both an overview of relevant legal principles, and detailed commentary backed up by reference to cases and legislation, all written by an expert in the field. back to top ▲

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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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Legislation: Australian Consumer Law section 35 You must state clearly if the good is in short supply or on sale for a limited time. For example, if your advertisement makes it very clear that goods are available at the discount price for ‘today only’, this will limit your obligations to that day.

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Civil Law and Justice Legislation Amendment Act 2018. This guide covers the following topics: Amendment of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, Amendment of the Archives Act 1983, Amendment of the Bankruptcy Act 1966, Amendment of the Domicile Act 1982, Amendment of the Evidence Act 1995, Amendment of the Family Law Act 1975, Amendment of the Marriage …

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Contract law encompasses any laws or regulations directed toward enforcing certain promises. We all make contracts almost every day. Whenever we buy a coffee, do the grocery shopping, fill the car up with petrol or purchase a ticket for public transport we are entering into a contract. We are often unaware we are contracting (or at least don't turn our minds to that fact) and in most …

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How do price signalling laws work? Australian price signalling law is currently limited to the banking sector. Currently it prohibits two main types of conduct: any and all "private disclosures" of pricing information, if given to any competitor (unless an exception applies), or; any other disclosure of pricing or strategic or supply information, if it was made for a purpose …

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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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Laws are formal rules which society uses to define how people and organisations are expected to behave. Section 51 of the Australian Constitution gives the Australian Parliament the power to make laws in relation to certain matters. In Parliament, a bill is a proposal for a new law or a change to an existing one.

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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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Title is therefore left to national law and, when it is necessary to determine which national law applies one refers to the rules of private international law (Article 7(2) CISG). It is significant, moreover, that the CISG under Article 67(1) adds: “the fact that the seller is authorised to retain the documents controlling the disposition of the goods does not affect the passage of risk”.

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Low hurdles to extend price signalling laws to other sectors On 6 June 2012, the new anti-competitive price signalling laws will come into effect. While the Government at this stage only intends to apply these laws to the banking sector, recently proposed regulations demonstrate that the process pursuant to which the new laws may be applied to other industries is uncertain …

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One of the basic laws of economics is the law of one price.t says that given certain assumptions one would expect that if free trade is allowed, the prices of goods in multiple countries should converge.his law underlies purchasing power parity. a.hat are the three assumptions likely to be b.hould the law of one price … Continue reading "One of the basic …

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Recent Or Amended Australia Laws Coward Punch Law The coward punch law was passed by the NSW government on January 30th 2013. This new law aims to prevent brawls and injury, but most importantly death outside of clubs. This new law includes a minimum mandatory sentence of eight years and a maximum of twenty-five years in jail for an assault

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