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FAIR TRADING ACT 1987 - SECT 87

Publication of certain statements prohibited

87 Publication of certain statements prohibited

(1) Except in the case of a statement published with the consent of the Minister, or of a person authorised by the Minister to give the consent, a person shall not publish, or cause to be published, a statement that is intended, or apparently intended, to promote the supply or use of goods or services, or the sale or grant of interests in land, if the statement makes reference to--
(a) the Minister,
(b) the Department,
(c) the Secretary,
(d) a person or organisation prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this section, being a person or organisation in existence at, or at any time before, the prescription, or
(e) a person who is, or was, employed in the Department, or by a person referred to in paragraph (d), or by or in an organisation so referred to.
: Maximum penalty--20 penalty units.
(2) A reference in subsection (1) (d) to a person or organisation includes a reference to a person appointed, or an organisation constituted, under an Act of the Commonwealth or of a State or Territory of the Commonwealth.



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