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Consumer protection law
5th Edition
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KN 284 G 1 5
Leichhardt, N.S.W.: Federation Press
Consumers, consumerism and the law Consumer protection in a federal system - contractual terms, privity of contract, classification of terms, particular implied terms, remedies, implied terms under state statutes Contractual remedies against the seller or supplier Manufacturer's liability - economic costs and benefits, commonwealth (eg. Trade Practices Act) and state laws, common law liability in negligence, breach of statutory duty Prescription of standards for goods and services - safety and information standards, banning orders and recall of unsafe goods, food and drugs, dissemination of information and prevention of deception Occupational licensing - travel agents, general insurance companies, insurance agents and brokers, motor vehicle dealers and repairers, house builders, credit providers, finance brokers, credit reporting agencies, commercial and inquiry agents, conveyancers and settlement agents General proscription of deceptive practices and controls on advertising - Section 52 Trade Practices Act 1974, state prohibition of false trade descriptions Specific controls of deceptive practices - door-to-door sales, inertia selling, mock auctions, pyramid and multi-level selling schemes, uniform, federal and state controls Consumer credit - what is consumer credit and how did it develop?, regulatory framework, regulation of pre-Code contracts, Uniform Consumer Credit Code, special classes of borrowers, confidentiality and credit reporting Consumer remedies - consumer affairs/fair trading agencies, special procedures for consumer claims, extra-legal action, transaction-based remedies, industry and profession-specific dispute settlement and disciplinary procedure, compensation, guarantee and fidelity funds, statutory insurance schemes and requirements, miscellaneous administrative remedies, judicial remedies, remedies under Fair Trading Acts and other state legislation, class and representative actions, criminal prosecutions
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