Govt plans to clamp down on unfair commercial practices well received

Govt plans to clamp down on unfair commercial practices well received
Rebecca Howard
By Rebecca Howard Sept. 24 (BusinessDesk) - Government plans to clamp down on unfair commercial practices that can cripple small businesses have been well received by those lobbying for change.  “We’re taking action to prohibit the most serious types of commercial misconduct, and to ensure there are better protections against unfair contract terms,” Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi and Minister for Small Business Stuart Nash said in a joint statement. The first change would prohibit conduct that is ‘unconscionable’ –...

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