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Australian Consumer Law (Sch 2, Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth))

Section 18
Misleading or deceptive conduct

 

The provision

(1) A person must not, in trade or commerce, engage in conduct that is misleading or deceptive or is likely to mislead or deceive.

(2) Nothing in Part 3-1 (which is about unfair practices) limits by implication subsection (1).

Note: For rules relating to representations as to the country of origin of goods, see Part 5 3.

 

Legislative history

Forthcoming

 

Commentary

Previously section 52 of the Trade Practices Act 1974