Mobile phone services provider Amayism has paid a penalty of $126,000 and fellow mobile company, Lycamobile, a penalty of $12,600 for alleged false or misleading representations about their mobile phone plans.
Australia’s competition regulator the ACCC says unfair contract terms are a big focus as it takes action and moves to ensure small businesses are not at a disadvantage because of one-sided ‘take it or leave it’ contracts.
Online spare parts retailer Big Warehouse has paid a $12,600 penalty after the ACCC issued an infringement notice against the company for allegedly breaching Australian Consumer Law (ACL) by misleading a consumer about their consumer guarantee rights in relation to spare parts they had ordered.
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