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Actions for Negligence

Where there has been no direct contract between a consumer and a manufacturer, a consumer may have a claim for negligence for injury or damage to property caused by use of defective or harmful goods. Such an action would be based on breach of a common law duty of care which a supplier or manufacturer owes to consumers, or of the Australian Consumer Law (i.e. Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).

Actions for Negligence  :  Last Revised: Tue Jan 4th 2011
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