Consumer Protection Law in Australia, 2nd Edition

Consumer Protection Law in Australia provides a clear and detailed explanation of the application and effect of consumer protection and product liability law in Australia.

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Consumer Protection Law in Australia provides a clear and detailed explanation of the application and effect of consumer protection and product liability law in Australia.

The second edition is fully revised and details developments affecting the operation of the Australian Consumer Law since its introduction in January 2011, providing readers with a sound understanding of the legislative landscape in which it operates.

It includes an analysis of the recent amendments to the unconscionable conduct provisions introduced by the Competition and Consumer Legislation Amendment Act 2011 (Cth). The regime is positioned within the existing judicial framework and the commentary includes analysis of recent case law decided under the scheme since its commencement, including the High Court decision in Kakavas v Crown Melbourne Ltd [2013] HCA 25.

Consumer Protection Law in Australia is an invaluable guide for legal practitioners, academics and students.

Features

  • Explains the mechanism under which the federal and state and territory laws operate
  • Operates as a "road-map" to all aspects of the consumer regime, including regulation and public and private enforcement
  • Includes explanatory tables to assist with navigation of legislation
  • Comprehensively discusses key areas such as consumer guarantees, unfair contract provisions and product liability
  • Provides a detialed table comparing provisions of the Trade Practices Act and the Australian Consumer Law

Related Titles

Bruce, Australian Competition Law, 2nd ed, 2013
Carter, Contract and the Australian Consumer Law: A Guide, 2011
Lockhart, The Law of Misleading or Deceptive conduct, 3rd ed, 2011
Steinwall, LexisNexis Annotated Acts: Annotated Competition and Consumer Legislation, 2013

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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Australia's National Consumer Protection Regime


Chapter 2: Application of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and the Australian Consumer Law


Chapter 3: Introduction to Misleading and Deceptive Conduct


Chapter 4: Factual Categories of Misleading or Deceptive conduct


Chapter 5: Unconscionable Conduct - Unwritten Law


Chapter 6: Statutory Unconscionable Conduct


Chapter 7: The Unfair Contract Terms Regime


Chapter 8: False or Misleading Representations


Chapter 9: Particular Forms of Unfair Practices


Chapter 10: The Consumer Guarantees Regime


Chapter 11: Unsolicited Consumer Agreements


Chapter 12: Liability of Manufacturers of Goods with Safety Defects


Chapter 13: Product Safety Standards


Chapter 14: Industry codes of Conduct


Chapter 15: Public Enforcement - ACCC Investigation Powers


Chapter 16: Public Enforcement - ACCC Criminal Proceedings


Chapter 17: Public Enforcement - ACCC Civil Orders and Remedies


Chapter 18: Private Enforcement - Orders and Remedies