Withdrawal of undertaking
This is the withdrawal of the Undertaking offered by The Greater Union Organisation Pty Ltd (Greater Union) and The Hoyts Corporation Pty Limited (Hoyts) with respect to the joint operation of cinema complexes in the Brisbane CBD at the Regent and Myer Centres.
In September 2005 Repco Limited advertised a '$1 Million Sizzling Sound Sellout' by circulating 3.9 million catalogues to consumers' letterboxes and via in store distribution stands.
The sale was advertised as commencing on 8 September 2005 and concluding on 25 September 2005.
On 14 December, Airservices Australia (Airservices) lodged a formal price notification under subsection 95Z(5) of the Trade Practices Act 1974 Airservices proposed a path of prices for its aviation rescue and fire fighting services to apply from 1 January 2006, and ending 30 June 2009.
GardenWay Nurseries (Qld) Pty Ltd advertised its products in newspapers and on its website, throughout 2004 and into early 2005, by making price comparisons between a “sale” or “liquidation” price for its products and a “previous” or “original” price for the products.
This variation relates to the annual batch testing by Super Cheap Auto Pty Ltd of their trolley jacks, as agreed to in their undertaking dated 16 February, 2005.
The variation enables Super Cheap Auto Pty Ltd to utilise the services of a non-NATA accredited agency, provided that the test is still performed in accordance with the Standard
Withdrawal of Section 87B Undertaking
On 29 November 2005, Queensland Newsagents Federation Limited (QNF) requested consent to withdraw the Undertaking on the bases that:
there was no sunset clause;
it is now more than four years since the Undertaking came into effect; and
in that time QNF has fulfilled the terms of the Undertaking and has not engaged in conduct contrary to the TPA.
In addition to civil proceedings filed by the ACCC against GO Drew Pty Ltd, GO Drew Pty Ltd has provided a court enforceable undertaking to the ACCC following its admission its conduct of substituting organic eggs with non-organic eggs in its Essential Foods organic egg range may have amounted to false, misleading and deceptive conduct in contravention of the TPA.
Harris Scarfe retailed children's nightwear labelled "Low fire risk" which, when tested, failed to comply with the mandatory safety standard.
The undertaking includes a public recall by the retailer and the supplier, RJN.