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Consumer Law Reform – It’s Working

Published on 10 April 2014

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The Fair Trading Amendment Act (FTAA) has only been law for four months, and many of the changes are still to come into effect, but the biggest consumer law reform in decades is already bearing fruit.

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Consumer law reform continues

Published on 6 December 2013

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The Consumer Law Reform Bill had Committee of the Whole House stage on Tuesday 3 December and is now awaiting its third reading in parliament. We continue to work to ensure we have the systems, processes and policies necessary to provide guidance and enforce the changes anticipated under the new law.

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Update on the Commission's Christchurch rebuild initiative

Published on 24 June 2013

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Over the winter the Commission will be engaging with a range of Canterbury businesses involved in rebuild activities about how to stay clear of breaching the Commerce and Fair Trading Acts.

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Commission prepares for biggest consumer law reform in decades

Published on 25 February 2013

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The Commission intends to be ready to fully implement the changes to the Fair Trading Act on the date they come into force, and expects businesses to be ready too.

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Credit SaILS – new milestone under the Fair Trading Act

Published on 20 December 2012

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The Commerce Commission’s $60 million settlement in the Credit SaILS investigation, announced this week, is a reward for investors’ patience. We hope that investors feel that the wait has been worthwhile. Commission Chair Dr Mark Berry shares his observations of the case which set a new record for a Fair Trading Act settlement.

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