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Hobart Community Legal Service
Australian Consumer Law
Introduction to the ACL
Consumer Guarantees - What you need to know
What protection does the ACL provide?
What remedies are available?
Misleading or Deceptive Conduct under the ACL
Unconscionable Conduct under the ACL
Other unfair practices under the ACL
Lay-By Agreements under the ACL
Other Consumer Issues
Other Consumer Protection legislation
Complaints in Tasmania: Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading
Complaints and Alternative Dispute Resolution Schemes
Contacts and Resources
What is a Contract?
The Effects of Signing a Document
Elements Necessary for a Contract
Who has Legal Capacity?
When is a Contract not a Contract?
Fulfilling or Ending a Contract
What is debt? How do you get it? What can be done?
The Letter of Demand
The Judgment Debt
Order for Payment by Installment
Private Agreements for Debt Recovery
Action by a debtor when a warrant of execution is issued
Warrant of Execution
What is Bankruptcy?
Who can be made bankrupt? Who should consider bankruptcy?
Some Basics of Bankruptcy
Advantages and Disadvantages of Bankruptcy
The Bankrupt's Property
Petitions for Bankruptcy
Examination of the Bankrupt
Alternatives to Bankruptcy
Part IX Debt Agreements
Part X Proposals
Personal Insolvency Agreements
Ending a Bankruptcy