Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

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  • The Australian Competition And Commission V Vassallo

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    Cyber Crime The Australian Competition and Commission v Vassallo (2009) The Australian Competition and Commission v Vassallo (2009) case depicts the affects of cyber crime on individuals involved. Advances in technology have enabled new ways to commit fraud online. Criminals are using new and complex techniques to commit fraud which often result in financial loss towards individuals. The two respondents in the case, Leanne Rita Vassallo and Aaron David Smith had sold medical eBooks through the

  • Australian Is The Land The Rules And Regulations

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    Australian is the land the rules and regulations. I don’t think I have ever lived in country that is so highly regulated like this one. Australian has about seven states and they all govern themselves thus they have their own laws that maybe different from other states. The Australian government, state and territory government legislation exists to protect businesses, consumers, individuals, the environment and the community. This enables a conducive environment for business to flourish as well as

  • The Law Is A Body Of Principles

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    LAW The law is a body of principles established by parliament (ie. by our representatives) and by the courts. Hence, law is made by us (the men and women who are in parliament and judges) for us and was developed to set standards of conduct between people, businesses and government. If these standards of conduct are not followed, the law sorts the conflicts that arise, and punishes those who breach these standards of conduct. We have laws so that society can work effectively, to make sure that

  • Who Will Enforce The Acl?

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    will enforce the ACL? The ACL is a single nation law. Australian federal, state and territory courts and tribunals can enforce the ACL. The regulators of the ACL include: • The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). • Each state and territory’s consumer agency. They are: o For the Australian Capital Territory - ACT Office of Fair Trading (OFT) o For New South Wales - NSW Fair Trading o For Northern Territory - NT Consumer Affairs o For Queensland - Office of Fair Trading Queensland

  • The Law And Its Effect On Society

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    LAW The law is are principles established by parliament (ie. by our representatives) and by the courts. Hence, law is made by people for society and was developed to set standards of conduct between people, businesses and government. If these standards of behaviour and rules are not followed, the law manages the conflicts that arise, and punishes those who breach these standards of conduct. We have laws so that society can work effectively, to make sure that people or organisations are not able

  • Effectiveness Of The Legal System Of Protecting Consumer Rights

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    ‘Assess the effectiveness of the legal system in protecting consumer rights’ I INTRODUCTION In regards to assessing the effectiveness of the Australian legal system in protecting consumer rights there are a number of areas, which must be critically examined. A clear understanding of the definition of consumer rights is a critical component to this analysis, as this will determine which areas of the legal system are in scope, relevant and need to be included in this assessment. In order to comprehensively

  • The Consumer Protection Of Australia

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    certain laws that govern the Australian consumers. These are the consumer protection laws that apply where an individual tends to sell products to an individual who is in the Australian jurisdiction (Product safety rules and standards, 2016). These laws are known as the Australian Consumer Laws (CPL). Once an individual provides himself or herself with a manufacturer or a supplier, the individual has legal obligation to comply with the safety standards of the Australian safety standards. The laws on

  • The Energy Is Fast Growing Customer Base Since Past 15 Years Essay

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    In This Case Study They shows the Zie Energy is Fast Growing Companyin customer base since past 15 years. In the past 2 years, Zie customer base increased by 1.6 million and become a largest retailer. After they got challenges for call center operators who often needed to resolve customer enquires regarding gas, electercity,or solar bills. So, in 2012 they launched the retail transformation Project. This Project is very helpful for customer because it helps to find out the each customer details

  • The Impact Of Media On The Fair Trading Act 1987

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    A consumer defined in the Fair Trading Act 1987 (NSW) is ‘any person who acquires goods and services from a supplier’. The Industrial Revolution resulted in most goods being mass produced; often with little or no contact between manufacturer and consumer. This meant that the law moved from the laissez-faire approach (leaving things to take their own course) to consumer affairs and notion of caveat emptor (Latin for Let buyer beware). Due to the never ending failure of laissez-failure approach, a

  • The Judicial Observation On The Australian Competition And Consumer Commission V Yazaki Corporation Case

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    Executive summary This essay will mainly analyze and discuss some relevant legal principles and terms related to the judicial observation on legal position that the judge made in the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Yazaki Corporation case. Therefore, it is necessary to cover the following key issues: 1. Definition and explanations of separate legal entity doctrine and corporate groups. 2. When will a subsidiary company be recognized as an agent of its parent. 3. Under what circumstances

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