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Topics Covered in these Misleading Conduct and Economic Tort notes.

1 Misinformation Torts
1.1 Tort of Deceit
1.2 Tort of injurious falsehood
1.3 Negligent Misrepresentation
2 Where negligence law should not interfere:
3 To establish that the statements were made maliciously
4 Section 18 of the ACL
4.1 Person
4.2 In trade or in commerce
4.3 Conduct
4.4 Misleading or deceptive, or likely to mislead or deceive
4.5 Remedies:
5 False Claims In Advertising
5.1 Tests, Scientific Studies and Future Representations
5.2 Disclaimers in advertising
5.3 Puffery
5.4 Comparative advertising
6 Common Law
6.1 The tort of passing off
6.2 Cases
7 PART 3-1 of the ACL
7.1 Goods - S29 of the ACL
7.2 Services – s 29 (1)(b)
7.3 New goods - s 29 (1)(c)
7.4 Acquired goods or services - s 29 (1)(d)
7.5 Testimonials s 29(1)(e),(f)
7.6 Sponsorship or approval s 29(1)(g)
7.7 Affiliations 29(1)(h)
7.8 Pricing of goods or services 29(1)(i)
7.9 Availability of repair of goods/spare parts for goods 29(1)(j)
7.10 Place of origin 29(1)(k)
7.11 S 255 sets out 5 ‘safe harbour’ defences:
7.12 The need for goods/services 29(1)(L)
7.13 Misleading consumers as to their rights under the ACL - Adequately presenting terms or conditions 29(1)(m)
Misleading the public as to the nature, the characteristics, the suitability for their purpose or the quantity of any goods or services:
1 Manufacturing process, characteristics or suitability of goods – s 33
2 Manufacturing process, characteristics or suitability of services – s 34

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