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The law of misleading or deceptive conduct

Colin Lockhart

The law of misleading or deceptive conduct

by Colin Lockhart

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Published by LexisNexis Butterworths in Chatswood, N.S.W .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fraud,
  • Unfair Competition,
  • Deceptive advertising,
  • Consumer protection,
  • Australia,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Prevention

  • About the Edition

    A high percentage of commercial disputes include claims based on the prohibition of misleading or deceptive conduct. It is a versatile legal claim and, as a result, there is a large body of case law dealing with the prohibition"s operation in a wide range of apparently disparate factual and legal settings. Practitioners need a detailed and specific knowledge of this provision. --

    Edition Notes

    StatementColin Lockhart
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKU982 .L63 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlxxxi, 433 p. ;
    Number of Pages433
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25239713M
    ISBN 109780409326574
    LC Control Number2012358407
    OCLC/WorldCa704265217

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    PAGE 2 OF 11 MARK IRVING Sections 18 and 31 of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) impose on most of Australian employers obligations not to engage in misleading or deceptive conduct about various aspects of employment.2 The ACL is contained in Schedule 2 of the Consumer Credit Act (Cth) (CCA). In addition to claims for damages by parties that have suffered loss as a result of misleading or deceptive conduct, the ACCC can commence proceedings against any person or corporation that it considers has engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct. If the misleading conduct also constitutes a false or misleading representation: a corporation can be Continue .

    the section of the community towards whom t deceive the § Factsheet No. 20 Misleading or deceptive conduct 1 This factsheet looks at the law covering misleading orFile Size: KB. The Australian Consumer Law is the principal consumer protection law in Australia. It applies in the same way nationally and in every state and territory. Under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL), businesses are not to engage in misleading or deceptive conduct or conduct which is likely to mislead or deceive the consumer (Section 18).Phone:


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The law of misleading or deceptive conduct by Colin Lockhart Download PDF EPUB FB2

The prohibition of misleading or deceptive conduct plays an ever-increasing role in the regulation of commercial dealings and in commercial litigation in Australia and New Zealand.

The continually heightening significance of this field of law is matched only by the speed with which it presently evolves. The Law of Misleading or Deceptive Conduct 5th edition focuses exclusively on examining the scope of the prohibition, the consequences of its breach, the applicability of defences and the availability of remedies.

This singular focus allows for a detailed commentary on the legislation and lucid explanations of the enormous volume of case : Lockhart. The Law of Misleading Or Deceptive Conduct. A high percentage of commercial disputes include claims based on the prohibition of misleading or deceptive conduct.

It is a versatile legal claim and, as a result, there is a large body of case law dealing with the prohibition's operation in a wide range of apparently disparate factual and legal settings.

Since the third edition of The Law of Misleading or Deceptive Conduct was published, the various statutory prohibitions of misleading or deceptive conduct, and the remedies and machinery provisions that supplement and support them, have continued to generate a torrent of case law.

This book focuses exclusively on examining the scope of the prohibition, the consequences of its breach, the applicability of defences and the availability of remedies.

The Law of Misleading or Dece JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Target Audience: Tertiary students.

Description: xxxvii, pages ; 24 cm. ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Notes: Previous edition: Sydney: LexisNexis Butterworths, Includes index. Description: pages. The Law of Misleading or Deceptive Conduct 5th edition focuses exclusively on examining the scope of the prohibition, the consequences of its breach, the applicability of defences and the availability of remedies.

This singular focus allows for a detailed commentary on the legislation and lucid explanations. The Law of Misleading or Deceptive Conduct, 5th edition This book focuses exclusively on examining the scope of the prohibition, the consequences of its breach, the applicability of defences and the availability of : Colin Lockhart.

Misleading or Deceptive Conduct, after several introductory chapters, deals with the law that has developed around s under four categories where an action for misleadingFile Size: KB.

Summary: A high percentage of commercial disputes include claims based on the prohibition of misleading or deceptive conduct. It is a versatile legal claim and, as a result, there is a large body of case law dealing with the prohibition's operation in a wide range of apparently disparate factual and legal settings.

The ACL section 18(1) (formerly TPA s52(1)) provides that ‘A person must not, in trade or commerce, engage in conduct that is misleading or deceptive or is likely to mislead or deceive.’ In addition to applying to persons generally, this section applies as a Commonwealth law to the conduct of corporations (s, CCA).

Misleading or deceptive conduct is a cause of action arising from the Australian Consumer Law which is legislated in schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act (Cth) (formerly the Trade Practices Act (Cth)).

Misleading or deceptive conduct can occur in all facets of daily life, including in business and personal dealings on the Gold Coast and nationwide. The Nature of Misleading or Deceptive Conduct. Introduction Mr Justice Malcolm The Relevance of the Victim’s Level of Care in Misleading and Deceptive Conduct Actions JD Heydon Misleading or Deceptive Conduct by Representations as to Future Matters or Conduct CD Steytler Misleading or Deceptive Conduct under Section of the Corporations Law.

Misleading or deceptive conduct Section 18 prohibits a person (including a corporation), acting in trade or commerce, from engaging in conduct that is misleading or deceptive or is likely to mislead or deceive.

This is a positive obligation; ignorance. Businesses need to be aware of what constitutes misleading and deceptive conduct so they can avoid breaching the law. They can still be liable even in situations where they did not intend to mislead or deceive a consumer. Here are 5 examples of misleading or deceptive conduct and the ways in which businesses may be held liable.

the vendor, at general law, will not be allowed to prevent rescission ofthe contractbyrelying onthe false represen­ tation.

Further, in some circumstances, silence (in the sense ofnot commenting) may amount to misleading or deceptive conduct for the purposes of section 52 Trade Practices Act In effect, the courtupheld the findings ofthe File Size: KB. The answer lies in section 18 of the Australian Consumer Law: “ A person must not, in trade or commerce, engage in conduct that is misleading or.

Misleading and Deceptive Conduct. Misleading and deceptive conduct is defined by section 18 of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL), which forms Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act (Cth).

A person must not, in trade or commerce (i.e. in business), engage in conduct that is misleading or deceptive or is likely to mislead and deceive (section 18(1)).

The Elements of Misleading Conduct Misleading or deceptive conduct is where a person engages in conduct in trade or commerce that is misleading or deceptive or is likely to mislead or deceive. ‘In trade or commerce’ has a broad definition. Also in this Part is a Report on FCA v Commissioner of Queensland Police Service (Family law and child welfare, Magistrates) and reviews of the following books: The Law of Misleading or Deceptive Conduct – Colin Lockhart; Native Title in Australia – Richard Barlett; Criminal Law in Queensland and Western Australia: Cases and Commentary.The statutory prohibition of misleading and deceptive conduct can now be found in s 18 of the Australian Consumer Law (it was previously known as s 52 of the Trade Practices Act).

This is one of the most commonly litigated provisions and often accompanies contract-based claims.T8 Misleading or deceptive conduct (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 (which is about unfair practices) limits by implication subsection (l).’8 For the most part, s52 has survived in its new incarnation,File Size: 1MB.