by Dr R J Desiatnik Vale the “Trade Practices Act” What is in a name? As Shakespeare might have put it, had he been so minded, an Act by any name would be as effective. Yet, one can, without any doubt, become as accustomed to the title by which an oft-referred to and utilised enactment ...more
In response to the change in title of the Trade Practices Act to the Competition and Consumer Act, we have decided to also change the name of the Trade Practices Law Journal. From Volume 19 Part 1, it will be known as the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law (AJCCL). Online subscribers will continue ...more
By Erica Brooke Taylor. This article considers the epic battle between the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and Baxter Healthcare Pty Ltd and its impact on the entitlement of the Crown to immunity from the application of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth).
By Chief Justice RS French. In his opening speech to the August 2009 Law Council of Australia Trade Practices Workshop, the Chief Justice looked back 10 years to the themes dominating discussion about competition law on the 25th anniversary of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth).