Court outcomes and public assurances and undertakings archive

The Commissioner for Consumer Affairs can accept an assurance (a formal guarantee, in writing) from a trader. Usually, the assurance states that the trader will refrain from engaging in specified unlawful conduct. A trader who fails to comply with an assurance given is guilty of an offence under section 81 of the Fair Trading Act 1987 and liable for prosecution. The register of assurances is kept pursuant to the provisions of Section 80 of the Fair Trading Act 1987 and is the register required to be kept by Section 80.

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