Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

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Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

an independent statutory authority, formed in 1995, which administers the Trade Practices Act 1974 and other acts. The ACCC attempts to promote competition and fair trade in the market place for the benefit of consumers, business and the community. It also regulates national infrastructure industries. Its primary responsibility is to ensure that individuals and businesses comply with the Commonwealth's competition, fair trading and consumer protection laws.

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