Australian Consumer Law (Sch 2, Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth))
Unfair terms of consumer contracts
(1) A term of a consumer contract is void if:
(a) the term is unfair; and
(b) the contract is a standard form contract.
(2) The contract continues to bind the parties if it is capable of operating without the unfair term.
(3) A consumer contract is a contract for:
(a) a supply of goods or services; or
(b) a sale or grant of an interest in land;
to an individual whose acquisition of the goods, services or interest is wholly or predominantly for personal, domestic or household use or consumption.
Currently under review as part of the Competition Policy Review and through a Treasury consultation process:
- Extending Unfair Contract Term Protections to Small Business (23 May 2014, Consultation Paper)