Consumer Affairs Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) has released its interim report for the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) Review for stakeholder consultation, which includes the identification of a number of potential options for reform. Submissions close on Friday 9 December 2016.
Based on our members’ previous feedback at the issues paper stage, we are proposing to focus on issues around:
The Interim Report also covers other areas that may be of interest to members, including:
The application of the ACL affects not only the consumer, but a broad range of industries and includes businesses of all sizes. In preparing our last submission to the issues paper for the ACL Review, we had a good representation of comments from members involved in manufacturing, distribution and servicing of consumer electronics and home appliances, the provision of digital technology services and confectionery manufacturing.
We are preparing a submission to the Government on the proposals and are keen to hear from members about your views.
Please contact Ai Group adviser Charles Hoang, Tel: 02 9466 5462, to provide your input.