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Consumer Protection Laws

Consumers are protected under the Australian Consumer Law. Consumers who acquire services for personal, domestic or household use, which have a value less than $40,000 are protected.  This limit of $40,000 does not apply to motor vehicles. The general protections are...

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When are you guilty of receiving stolen goods?

To prove a person guilty of the offence of "receiving stolen goods" there are three "elements" of the offence that the Prosecution must prove, namely that- The property was stolen; The person had possession of the stolen property; and The person had "actual knowledge"...

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