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Schedule 2: Australian Consumer Law

 

Section 20 Unconscionable conduct within the meaning of the unwritten law

(1) A person must not, in trade or commerce, engage in conduct that is unconscionable, within the meaning of the unwritten law from time to time.

Note: A pecuniary penalty may be imposed for a contravention of this subsection.

(2) This section does not apply to conduct that is prohibited by section 21.

 

Location of provision

Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) | Sch 2: Australian Consumer Law
Chapter 2 General Protections | Part 2-2 Unconscionable Conduct

 

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