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Members of the media can contact the media unit  by phone 24 hours a day.
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CBS updates

Below is a list of the latest CBS updates including public warning, assurances and CBS campaigns.

Changes to residential tenancies legislation – CBS News 23 June 2017 - Commencing 3 July 2017 The changes aim to clarify or provide solutions to several administrative issues that have been raised by industry.  It is important that all parties to a residential tenancy understand their rights and obligations. Right to entry – section 72 Under current legislation, the landlord must provide a minimum period of notice Continue reading
Unlicensed car dealer ordered to pay more than $5000 – media release 21 June 2017 - An unlicensed car dealer from the northern suburbs has been convicted and ordered to pay more than $5000,  following prosecution by Consumer and Business Services. Mr Nsimba Paul Paiva pleaded guilty to carrying on business as a second-hand vehicle dealer without a licence. Unlicensed car dealer ordered to pay more than $5000 – media release Continue reading
Unlicensed car dealer to face court – statement 1 June 2017 - A 42 year old Salisbury North man is due to appear in court later this month accused of breaching the Second-hand Vehicle Dealers Act 1995. The Commissioner for Consumer Affairs will allege that, between 15 May 2015 and 21 April 2016, the man sold seven cars for a total of $4950. Read the full statement Continue reading
Man charged over consumer law breaches – statement 1 June 2017 - A 24 year old man from Balaklava is due in court this month accused of working without a licence and accepting cash for services he failed to complete. The Commissioner for Consumer Affairs will allege the man accepted $645 to install a verandah, but failed to complete the work within a reasonable time. Read the Continue reading
Unlicensed car dealer due in court – statement 1 June 2017 - A 35 year old Salisbury Downs man is due in court next month accused of breaching South Australia’s Second-hand Vehicle Dealers Act 1995. It’s alleged that between 26 May 2015 and 26 May 2016 the man sold six cars and offered a seventh for sale. Read the full statement – Unlicensed car dealer due in Continue reading

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Media releases

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Unlicensed car dealer ordered to pay more than $5000 – media release 21 June 2017 - An unlicensed car dealer from the northern suburbs has been convicted and ordered to pay more than $5000,  following prosecution by Consumer and Business Services. Mr Nsimba Paul Paiva pleaded guilty to carrying on business as a second-hand vehicle dealer without a licence. Unlicensed car dealer ordered to pay more than $5000 – media release Continue reading
Changes to birth and sex/gender change registration – media release 24 May 2017 - Changes to the way sex and gender are recorded on birth certificates and the requirements to change a registered sex or gender have come into effect this week. Commissioner for Consumer Affairs, Dini Soulio, said that the changes specify a minimum period of counselling in order to register a sex or gender change. Changes to Continue reading
Cots recalled over serious safety concerns – media release 4 May 2017 - Serious safety concerns have led to a voluntary nationwide recall of three styles of wooden cot sold online by supplier Emall Pty Ltd. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission today published the recall notice, which applies to the Wooden Baby Cot Crib, Toddler Bed & Wooden Baby Cot Crib and Toddler Cradle Bed, which were Continue reading
$7000 fine for unlicensed car dealer – media release 10 April 2017 - A Craigburn Farm man who sold secondhand cars without a licence has been slugged $7,000 after admitting to breaches of South Australia’s Second Hand Vehicle Dealers Act. In the Adelaide Magistrates Court, 24 year-old Barney Samuel Chambers pleaded guilty to selling six cars worth between $1000 and $3000 each over the course of a seven Continue reading
Don’t wait until it’s too late – secure your furniture – media release 3 April 2017 - Parents and carers are the target of a new national campaign launched today to ensure they are aware of the best ways to protect their children from toppling furniture and TVs. South Australia’s Consumer and Business Services and other consumer affairs agencies across the country are working together to raise awareness and provide advice to Continue reading

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