Is NSW Fair Trading Legal?
Safe products. Whether you are a retailer, wholesaler, manufacturer or importer, you need to comply with national product safety laws. In NSW, both NSW Fair Trading and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) play a role in their regulation.
What legislative powers does NSW Fair Trading have?
NSW Fair Trading has the power to investigate and prevent unfair practices and for some industries in NSW have a licensing system in place to ensure only qualified and appropriate people perform such work within the industry.
What can NSW Fair Trading do?
NSW Fair Trading promotes a fair marketplace for consumers and traders by maximising traders’ compliance with regulatory requirements. We safeguard consumer rights and investigate alleged breaches of the legislation we administer.
Who regulates fair trading?
The ACCC promotes competition and fair trade in the marketplace to benefit consumers, businesses and the community. It also regulates national infrastructure services.
How do I access fair trading in NSW?
How to access information
- call 13 10 50 or (02) 9219 3999 and ask to speak to a Right to Information Advisor.
- email [email protected]
Is ACCC and fair trading the same?
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is an independent Commonwealth statutory authority. We are Australia’s competition and consumer regulator. We promote competition and fair trading and regulate national infrastructure to make markets work for everyone.
What is the Fair Trading Act Australia?
The Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (the Act) is a national law that regulates fair trading in Australia and governs how all businesses in Australia must deal with their customers, competitors and suppliers. The Act promotes fair trading between competitors while also ensuring that consumers are treated fairly.
Who regulates the Fair Trading Act?
The Act promotes fair trading between competitors while also ensuring that consumers are treated fairly. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) administers and enforces the Act along with state and territory regulators.
Who is in charge of NSW Fair Trading?
Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean today announced the appointment of Rose Webb as the new Commissioner for NSW Fair Trading.