single pricing

Although not a new phenomenon, “drip pricing” tactics have been targeted as part of the ACCC’s consumer protection enforcement agenda. As we previously blogged, drip pricing involves the incremental addition of further fees above the...

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Surcharges are almost back on menu

July 12, 2013 | 2 Comments

Further to our previous blog post, the Competition and Consumer Amendment Bill 2013 (Cwlth) received assent on 29 June 2013. The Act now provides the Commonwealth Minister with a power to make regulations to exempt a...

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In March 2012, the ACCC filed an application in the Federal Court in Victoria against Air Asia, alleging that it failed to display on its website airfare prices inclusive of all taxes, duties, fees and...

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Restaurants avoid second serving

December 18, 2012 | 2 Comments

The Commonwealth Government is proposing to amend the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and Competition and Consumer Regulations 2010 to exclude restaurant and café surcharges from the single pricing requirement in the Australian Consumer Law...

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