The ACCC has alleged, in substance, that refund policy signs and stickers displayed in Toys R Us stores made false/misleading representations regarding consumers statutory rights to a refund where goods, particularly video games and computer software, were not of merchantable quality, not fit for the purpose or did not match a sample or description.
s.87B CWW is one of three licensed corporatised water retailers in metropolitan Melbourne. Since January 1995 approx. 100 customers have reported their tap water being cloudy to blue-green tinge in colour and at times unpleasant to taste.
MNB imported "Sun and Fun Inflatable Swim Aids" and sunglasses but they did not conform to the mandatory product safety standards, being AS1900-1991 and AS 1067.1-1990 respectively. MNB agreed not to supply products falling outside the prescribed standards, to implement a compliance program, and an education program aimed at relevant staff.
The undertaking was provided to the ACCC to allay concerns that AGL was misusing its market power when AGL proposed to apply the Industrial and Commercial Tariff to some industrial gas users who terminated their AGL gas supply arrangements in anticipation of an Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal determination and had been placed on interim supply arrangements.
This undertaking is part of settlement of proceedings against Garden City Cabs in relation to its anti-double shift policy known as the five-day rule, whereby once a driver began to work a taxi, that driver had to operate that taxi for five days.
Incorrect labelling on packages of rice between March and May 1997. The labels represented that the rice was a "Product of Australia" when in fact the rice had been imported. Riviana undertook to engage in corrective advertising, recall and re-label the packages, and implement a compliance program.
Labels on orange juice stated that the juice was made in Australia from reconstituted juice, whereas the concentrate juice was both "Made in Australia or Imported." Country Fresh undertook to remove the incorrect labels and not make claims that products are Made in Australia unless the concentrate is made exclusively in Australia.
Austereo proposes to acquire one or more wholly owned subsidiary radio station in Perth and then sell Triple M. Austereo undertakes to sell Triple M to an independent third party, if the acquisitions take place.
Various misrepresentations made in promotional and advertising material concerning the benefits of the internet service provided by Icenet, service level comparisons, and time restrictions to access. Icenet to cease use of the advertising material, and to institute a compliance program.