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CONSUMER AFFAIRS ACT 1971


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART I -- Preliminary  

   1.      Short title
            
   2.      Commencement
            
   2A.     Application of Act limited
            
   2B.     Expiry of Act
            
   2C.     Act continues to apply for certain purposes
            
   2D.     Acts or omissions that occurred before commencement day
            
   4.      Terms used
            
   5.      Construction of Act

   PART III -- Administrative provisions  

   15.     Commissioner
            
   16.     Functions of Commissioner
            
   17.     Power of Commissioner to publish warnings about unsatisfactory or dangerous goods and services etc.
            
   18.     Power of Commissioner to institute or defend legal proceedings on behalf of consumers
            
   19.     Power of Commissioner to investigate, inquire and obtain information
            
   20.     Sufficient notice to be given to enable questions etc. to be answered
            
   21.     Failure to supply information
            
   22.     Obstructing Commissioner
            
   23.     Delegation by Commissioner
            
   23A.    Judicial notice

   PART IIIA -- Consumer Products Safety Committee

           Division 1 -- Preliminary  

   23B.    Terms used
            
   23C.    Application
            
   23D.    Schedule may be amended by regulations

           Division 2 -- Prohibition or restriction on supply of dangerous goods to consumers  

   23E.    Consumer Products Safety Committee
            
   23F.    Committee may seek advice
            
   23G.    Appointment and term of office of members
            
   23H.    Minister may remove members
            
   23I.    Deputies
            
   23J.    Decisions of Committee
            
   23K.    Remuneration
            
   23L.    References of questions to Committee
            
   23M.    Committee to report to Commissioner
            
   23N.    Commissioner to assist investigations
            
   23O.    Powers of Committee in investigating referred questions
            
   23P.    Attendance of witnesses and production of documents
            
   23Q.    Interim orders
            
   23R.    Commissioner may make orders prohibiting or restricting supply of goods
            
   23S.    Offences
            
   23T.    Breach of duty actionable

           Division 3 -- Imposition of safety requirements by regulation  

   23U.    Regulations for safety requirements
            
   23V.    Prohibition on supply of goods not complying with regulations
            
   23W.     Breach of duty actionable

           Division 4 -- General  

   23X.    Authorised persons
            
   23Y.    Offences

   PART IV -- Miscellaneous  

   24.     Information officially obtained to be confidential
            
   25.     Liability of members, officers and Crown
            
   25A.    Advertisements not to imply approval by Committee, Department or other authority
            
   26.     Application of Financial Management Act 2006 and Auditor General Act 2006
            
   27.     Regulations
           SCHEDULE
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