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COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010 - SECT 131

Application of the Australian Consumer Law in relation to corporations etc.

             (1)  Schedule 2 applies as a law of the Commonwealth to the conduct of corporations, and in relation to contraventions of Chapter 2, 3 or 4 of Schedule 2 by corporations.

Note:          Sections 5 and 6 of this Act extend the application of this Part (and therefore extend the application of the Australian Consumer Law as a law of the Commonwealth).

             (2)  Without limiting subsection (1):

                     (a)  section 21 of Schedule 2 also applies as a law of the Commonwealth in relation to:

                              (i)  a supply or possible supply of goods or services by any person to a corporation (other than a listed public company); or

                             (ii)  an acquisition or possible acquisition of goods or services from any person by a corporation (other than a listed public company); and

                     (b)  section 147 of Schedule 2 also applies as a law of the Commonwealth to, and in relation to, a corporation as a supplier referred to in that section; and

                     (c)  Division 2 of Part 5-1 of Schedule 2 also applies as a law of the Commonwealth to and in relation to a person if the other person referred to in section 219 of Schedule 2 is a corporation.

             (3)  The table of contents in Schedule 2 is additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in the table may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.



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