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Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)

Section 99
Statements as to the minimum price of goods


The provision

(1) For the purposes of paragraph 96(3)(f), if:

(a) a statement is applied to goods, whether by being woven in, impressed on, worked into or annexed or affixed to the goods or otherwise;

(b) a statement is applied to a covering, label, reel or thing in or with which goods are supplied; or

(c) a statement is used in a sign, advertisement, invoice, catalogue, business letter, business paper, price list or other document or otherwise in a manner likely to lead to the belief that it refers to goods;

the statement shall be deemed to have been used in relation to those goods.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), covering includes a stopper, glass, bottle, vessel, box, capsule, case, frame or wrapper and label includes a band or ticket.


Legislative history



Resale price maintenance is prohibited by section 48.

See resale price maintenance page.