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The Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) s. 124(1) outlines the powers that a company has in regards to ...

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Section 1 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) outlines the purpose of this Act: 'The object of this Act is to enhance the welfare of Australians through the promotion of competition and fair trading and provision for consumer protection' (2).

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Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) s. 124(1)

Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)


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