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Contract and the Australian consumer law : a guide.

Author: J W Carter
Publisher: [Chatswood, NSW] : LexisNexis Butterworths, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This guide by the leading expert in Contract Law explains how the recently enacted Australian Consumer Law impacts on contract law. Emphasis is given to the consumer guarantees regime and the unfair contract terms regime. The principal provisions and changes in relation to the contractual aspects of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) are identified and summarised. The book also provides an explanation of how the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J W Carter
ISBN: 9780409330977 0409330973
OCLC Number: 768814286
Description: xviii, 93 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Consumer guarantees regime --
3. Exclusion clauses --
4. Liability of manufacturers --
5. Misleading or deceptive conduct and other prohibited conduct --
6. Unconscionable conduct regime --
7. Unfair contract terms regime.

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This guide by the leading expert in Contract Law explains how the recently enacted Australian Consumer Law impacts on contract law. Emphasis is given to the consumer guarantees regime and the unfair contract terms regime. The principal provisions and changes in relation to the contractual aspects of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) are identified and summarised. The book also provides an explanation of how the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and state and territory fair trading legislation interact with the Australian Consumer Law.

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