Fair Trading Act of 1986

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Fair Trading Act of 1986

Legislation in the United States intended to protect consumers from misleading advertisements for products. Under the Act, companies are required to reveal potentially hazardous materials in or uses for certain baby and toddler products, among other things. The country of origin must be revealed on most articles of clothing. Finally, advertisers are prohibited from lying in their ads.
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The Commerce Commission was also involved because of possible breaches relating to consumer credit contracts under the Fair Trading Act (FTA).
One lawyer who spoke to New Zealand outlet Stuff said there was a chance Hell had breached the Fair Trading Act, which protects consumers from being misled.
was the Monopolies and Mergers Commission established under the Fair Trading Act? remember when...
Earlier this year, the Fair Trading Act NSW was amended in relation to gift cards.
[ClickPress, Sun May 24 2015] June 2014 saw the New Zealand government abolish the Door to Door Sales Act, which had been in force since 1967, replacing this with new provisions in the Fair Trading Act covering door-to-door and telemarketing sales.
This genre of provincial legislation across Canada is similar in content but goes by different names: the Alberta Fair Trading Act, the British Columbia Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act, the New Brunswick Financial and Consumer Services Commission Act, and the Consumer Protection Acts of Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut as well as the Business Practices Acts of Manitoba and Prince Edward Island.
Cases under the Fair Trading Act say that what determines whether someone is selling goods in the course of a business is the frequency with which they sell goods.
These three steps are the first actions to be taken by Mr Methven to enforce the Fair Trading Act and give consumers better protection against shoddy goods since he began his pounds 16,000-a-year job last November.
The Sunday Mercury's article expressly stated that ACN was not accused of breaching the provisions of the Fair Trading Act. In publishing its report, the Sunday Mercury did not intend to suggest there had been any illegality on the part of ACN or Mr Jukes and we are very happy to con-firm that that remains its position.
Colin Burton, of Bikini Girls Massage, has been fined 6000 dollars in the Perth Magistrates Court after pleading guilty to 11 offences under the Fair Trading Act, relating to misleading employment advertisements.
(3) Fair Trading Act, 1987 (N.S.W.), Fair Trading Act, 1999 (Vic.), Fair Trading Act, 1989 (Qld.), Fair Trading Act, 1987 (S.A.), Fair Trading Act, 1987 (W.A.), Fair Trading Act, 1990 (Tas.), Fair Trading Act, 1992 (ACT.), and the Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading Act, 1990 (N.T.).
It also made a claim under the corresponding provisions (ss 42 and 45) of the Fair Trading Act 1987 (NSW) ('NSW FTA').