Fair trading - Business topics | business.gov.au 

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Federal and state laws protect you, your business and your customers from unfair trading practices. These laws, together with industry codes of practice, help your business operate fairly and competitively, and make sure your customers are properly informed and protected.

On 1 January 2011, the national Australian Consumer Law (ACL) came into effect. The ACL replaced 17 existing federal, state and territory laws around fair trading and consumer protection. Read our ACL page to find out how the laws will affect your business.

Read these topics to find out how fair trading laws and regulation will affect your business: