Consumer guarantees in Australia : putting an end to the blame game

Corones, Stephen G. (2009) Consumer guarantees in Australia : putting an end to the blame game. Queensland University of Technology Law and Justice Journal, 9(2), pp. 137-154.

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The focus of this article is on the proposed consumer guarantees component of the Australian Consumer Law. The Productivity Commission (PC), in its review of Australia’s Consumer Policy Framework, noted that it had not ‘undertaken the detailed analysis necessary to reach a judgment on the adequacy or otherwise of the existing regulation in this area, or the merits of alternative models such as those adopted in countries such as New Zealand’. Accordingly, it recommended that: ‘The adequacy of existing legislation related to implied warranties and conditions should be examined as part of the development of the new national generic consumer law’.

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ID Code: 31091
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Consumer law, consumer guarantees, Consumer Policy Framework, consumer affairs, warranties
ISSN: 1445-6230
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Law not elsewhere classified (180199)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Law and Justice Research Centre
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Queensland University of Technology Law and Justice Journal (QUTLJJ)
Deposited On: 02 Mar 2010 22:06
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2013 03:41

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