Country of origin claims and the Australian Consumer Law - A guide for business

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All documents issued prior to 1 July 2017 were issued by the former Department of Commerce. Documents listed here are the latest versions available, but may be subject to review. For more information on this document, please contact online@dmirs.wa.gov.au.

Some Australian consumers are willing to pay a premium for products they believe are made in, grown in or product of a particular country, especially Australia. Any country of origin claim should provide consumers with clear, accurate and truthful information about what they are buying.

This guide is designed to help businesses learn about the ACL provisions relating to country of origin claims and understand how these provisions operate.

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Last updated 31 Mar 2015

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