Statutory unconscionable conduct has been a controversial component of Australia's consumer laws since well before the first provision was introduced in 1986. Nevertheless, it has survived numerous reviews and has expanded beyond its early focus on consumers to provide small business - and, more recently, any business other than a listed company - statutory protection against unconscionable conduct occurring in trade or commerce.
Field of Research
180105 Commercial and Contract Law
Socio Economic Objective
949999 Law, Politics and Community Services not elsewhere classified