Rosters are an important part of providing sustainable health services to the community, particularly in rural and regional Australia. Some rostering arrangements may be considered anti-competitive and there are three criteria to satisfy to ensure arrangements do not breach the Act.
Doctors must set their fees in a manner consistent with their practice structure, which will determine how to set fees so they don’t breach the Act.
Supporting examples for warranties against defects under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).
Section 45 of the Competition and Consumer Act prohibits contracts, arrangements, understandings or concerted practices that have the purpose, effect or likely effect of substantially lessening competition in a market, even if that conduct does not meet the stricter definitions of other anti-competitive conduct such as cartels.
From 1 January 2012 if you choose to provide a warranty against defects to consumers then the warranty document you provide must comply with specific Australian Consumer Law (ACL) requirements.