Contracts

Consumers and unfair contract terms

As a consumer, you probably enter into a number of contracts every day, even if you don’t realise it.

A guide to the unfair contract terms law

A guide to assist businesses, legal practitioners and consumer advocates understand the laws by explaining the unfair contract terms laws as simply as possible.

Franchise agreements

From 1 January 2015, franchisors and franchisees are required to comply with a new Franchising Code of Conduct. The Code applies to conduct occurring on or after 1 January 2015 in relation to all franchise agreements entered into, transferred, renewed or extended on or after 1 October 1998.

Solar power

When deciding whether to install solar power you should read widely about the available systems and speak to your electricity supplier and a number of solar power providers to find out if the investment is the right one for you.

Warranties

Under the Australian Consumer Law, automatic consumer guarantees apply to many products and services you buy regardless of any other warranties suppliers sell or give to you.