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Schedule 1—Country of origin representations

Schedule 1 Country of origin representations

   

Commerce (Trade Descriptions) Act 1905

1  At the end of subsection 9(2)

Add:

Note:          For rules about representations as to the country of origin of goods, see section 10AA.

2  At the end of section 9A

Add:

Note:          For rules about representations as to the country of origin of goods, see section 10AA.

3  At the end of subsection 10(1)

Add:

Note:          For rules about representations as to the country of origin of goods, see section 10AA.

4  At the end of Part III

Add:

10AA   Country of origin representations do not contravene certain provisions

             (1)  For the purposes of sections 9, 9A and 10, goods:

                     (a)  do not have a false trade description applied to them; and

                     (b)  do not bear a false trade description;

only by the making of a representation of a kind referred to in an item in the first column of the table in subsection 255(1) of Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 , if the requirements of the corresponding item in the second column are met.

             (2)  Subsections 255(2), (5), (7), (8) and (9) of Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 apply in relation to subsection (1) of this section in a way corresponding to the way in which they apply in relation to subsection 255(1) of that Schedule.

             (3)  Regulations made for the purposes of subsection 255(3) of Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 apply in relation to subsection 255(2) of that Schedule (as applied by subsection (2) of this section) in a way corresponding to the way in which they apply in relation to subsection 255(2) of that Schedule.

5  Application provision

Section 10AA of the Commerce (Trade Descriptions) Act 1905 , as added by this Schedule, applies in relation to goods imported on or after the commencement of this item.