Debt collection guideline: for collectors and creditors

Important notice

This guideline is designed to give you basic information; it does not cover the whole of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth) or other relevant legislation and is not a substitute for professional advice.

Moreover, because it avoids legal language wherever possible and there may be generalisations about the application of the above Acts, some of the provisions referred to have exceptions or important qualifications. In most cases, the particular circumstances of the conduct need to be taken into account when determining how these Acts apply to that conduct.