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To whom does this law apply?

The law against misleading or deceptive conduct applies to any individual or business engaging in 'trade or commerce'.

In other words, it embraces any form of business activity, including:

  • making claims about goods or services
  • advertising and other forms of promotion
  • making representations during business negotiations
  • using social media for commercial purposes
  • expressing opinions or statements about the future.