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Competition and Consumer Law Act 2010
Incorporating the Australian Consumer Law (in Schedule 2) - the Trade Practices Act 1974 was re-named the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 on 1 January 2011.

Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) [historical]
Implied terms, misleading conduct, unconscionable conduct
Note: The TPA was renamed the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 from 1 January 2011 following the passage of the Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill (No. 2) 2010

Corporations Act 2001
Capacity

 

 

Australian Capital Territory

Forthcoming

 

New South Wales

Minors (Property and Contracts) Act 1970 (NSW)

 

Northern Territory

Forthcoming

 

Queensland

Forthcoming

 

South Australia

[My thanks to Richard Sletvold for compiling this list of relevant statutes and links for me]

Age of Majority (Reduction) Act 1971 (SA)

Building Work Contractors Act 1995 (SA)
s 28: requirements of domestic building work contracts

Commercial Arbitration and Industrial Referral Agreements Act 1986 (SA)

Consumer Transactions Act 1972 (SA)

Electronic Transactions Act 2000 (SA)

Fair Trading Act 1987 (SA)

Frustrated Contracts Act 1988 (SA)

Law of Property Act 1936 (SA)

Law Reform (Contributory Negligence and Apportionment of Liability) Act 2001 (SA)

Manufacturers Warranties Act 1974 (SA)

Minors’ Contracts (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1979 (SA)

Misrepresentation Act 1972 (SA)

Prices Act 1948 (SA)

Sale of Goods Act 1895 (SA)

Sale of Goods (Vienna Convention) Act 1986 (SA)

Second-hand Vehicle Dealers Act 1995 (SA)

Supreme Court Act 1935 (SA)
s 30 (power to award damages for breach of contract in addition to or in lieu of the injunction or specific performance sought in the action)

 

Tasmania

Forthcoming

 

Victoria

Fair Trading Act 1999 (Vic) (AustLII)
Implied terms, misleading conduct, unconscionable conduct, unfair terms

Goods Act 1958 (Vic)
Implied terms, capacity

Instruments Act 1958
Formalities

Sale of Goods (Vienna Convention) Act 1987 (Vic) (AustLII)

Supreme Court Act 1986
Capacity of minors

 

Western Australia

Forthcoming

 

United Kingdom

Statute of Frauds 1677
Formalities

 

Treaties and Conventions

United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods

 

Foreign

Forthcoming

 

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