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Australian Consumer Law (ACL)

The Australian Consumer Law (ACL) is a single, national consumer law that aims to protect consumers and ensure fair trading in Australia.

It applies from 1 January 2011 and includes unfair contract terms legislation introduced on 1 July 2010.

The ACL replaces previous Commonwealth, state and territory consumer protection legislation. It is contained in the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.

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