Section 155 notices - a basic guide for individuals and small businesses

Note: This publication is currently being updated to incorporate changes made to s.155 in the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Competition Policy Review) Act 2017.

This guide aims to assist individuals and  small businesses to understand the ACCC's information gathering powers under section 155 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 including the section 155 process and what you should do if you receive a section 155 notice. This guide also includes frequently asked questions in relation to the ACCC's section 155 powers and sample parts of a section 155 notice.