Guidelines on the use of infringement notices

Infringement notices - Guidelines on the use of infringement notices by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

This guide provides background information and general guidance to businesses and their advisors on the ACCC's approach to issuing infringement notices under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (the Act).

This guide is not intended to prescribe the circumstances in which the ACCC will issue infringement notices nor the manner in which it will use them.

This guide was first published in 2013. Minor updates were made in 2020.