Consumer Law Australia : Assignment

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RUNNING HEAD: CONSUMER LAWAustralian Consumer Law
Consumer Law1ContentsAnswer 1...............................................................................................................................................2Answer 2...............................................................................................................................................2Answer 3...............................................................................................................................................3Answer 4...............................................................................................................................................3Answer 5...............................................................................................................................................4References.............................................................................................................................................5
Consumer Law2Answer 1.The legal rights provided to the aggrieved consumer (Lin) under the Competition andConsumer Act 2010 is a right to seek damages or rescission in case of breach of the statutoryprovision of the implied condition or warranty.The following legal remedies provided under Competition and Consumer Act 2010 is:As per the provision of s.80 (1) of an Act, the aggrieved may apply for the remedy ofan injunction in order to prevent the misleading or deceptive advertising of thenegligent company.Further, the provision of s.86 D of an Act states that the authority of Australiancommission on competition and consumer (ACCC) may direct order to rectify themisleading information of the negligent company.S.87 of an Act states the wide authority of court to vary any prejudiced nature ofcontractual relationship between consumer and a trader.The provision of s. 236 of an Act permits the aggrieved consumer to take actionagainst damages results by the breach of the company.It is noted that the aggrieved consumer is liable to prove the result of contravention by the actof the trader in case of claiming legal remedies by the court (Griggs,2011).Answer 2.The following defences are available in favour of retailer (Bing’s Appliances Private Ltd) andmanufacturer (ANCO Ltd) is that the provision of the Australian Competitive and ConsumerAct the defence of the “state of the art” discusses the knowledge of technical knowledgeinbuilt in any product. Such defence determines by the court with an issue whether theelements of “scientific” knowledge and “technical” knowledge are identified or not.Moreover, the retailer and manufacturer proves that the product is lack in all statutoryrequirement of “safety defect” according to the provision of Part 3 to 5 of the AustralianConsumer Law (Corones,2011).Incase ofACCC v Leahy Petroleum Pty Ltd[2007] FCA 794where the retailer ormanufactures proves all the three C’s of consumer law that isCommunication, Consensusand Commitment then those 3C’s grounds supports the defence of retailer or manufactureragainst their anti-competitive conduct.
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