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Product Liability

Parts 3–5 of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) (which forms Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010) contain provisions on product liability. Under these provisions, consumers can seek compensation or damages for personal injury or other loss caused by a safety defect in products supplied by a manufacturer.

Goods with a safety defect are those that are not as safe as what people are generally entitled to expect.

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