NatRoad Hails Unfair Contract Law Reform Move

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NatRoad welcomes a statement by federal assistant treasurer Michael Sukkar that all Australian governments have agreed to strengthen protections for consumers and small businesses from unfair contract terms.

NatRoad believes that, while the current unfair contract laws do help make transport contracts fairer, with the ACCC taking several test cases that relate to transport contracts, the law is deficient. It falls well short of introducing a general prohibition against unfair conduct, practices that have been fueled by Covid-19.

Read the full article on the ATN website here.