Amendment And Reformation Of Consumer Law In Australia

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A consumer is an individual or entity that purchases goods or services with an aim to use them. Laws based on consumers aspire to protect individuals by providing them with necessary rights such as the right to repair,replacement,refund but also compensation for any damages incurred.

Good Afternoon Arthur and Jess. Today my speech will be on the amendment and reformation of consumer law in Australia over the years.

Before 2011 all States and territories in Australia had separate laws and regulations regarding the protection of consumers. However they tried to implement a more national scheme based on part 5 of the Trade Practices Act 1974 which was on consumer protection. A beneficial as it may have been to ensure consistency the approach
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