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A demanding business: the risks of consumer debt collection
Record ID:
47715
Format:
LIJ Article
Year:
2012
Source:
LIJ (2012) 86 No 7
Date_of_entry:
23/08/2012
Legislation:
Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) s 52
Australian Consumer Law and Fair Trading Act 2012
Legal Profession Act 2004 (Vic)
Professional Conduct and Practice Rules 2005
Notes:
Using misleading language or threatening unwarranted legal action on behalf of debt collector clients can expose lawyers to both investigation by regulators and civil action by consumers.
Section:
Feature
Cases:
ACCC v Sampson [2011] FCA 1165 ; ACCC v McCaskey [2000] FCA 1037 ;
Month:
July


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