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No. 4 of 2010 Standards/Product Safety as made
This Notice imposes a permanent ban on balls manufactured from fire resistant material, designed to be doused in flammable liquid and ignited, and intended to be used for the purpose of amusement by kicking or throwing.
Administered by: Treasury
General Comments: This notice was originally made under subsection 65C(7) of the Trade Practices Act 1974. Item 3 of Schedule 7 to the Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Act (No. 2) 2010 (Act No. 103 of 2010) provides that this notice remains in force from 1 January 2011 as if it had been made under section 114 of the Australian Consumer Law (as set out in Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Act No. 51 of 1974)).

Note: the Trade Practices Act 1974 was renamed the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 on 1 January 2011 (see item 2 of Schedule 5 to the Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Act (No. 2) 2010 (Act No. 103 of 2010)).
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 16
Registered 23 Dec 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate08-Feb-2011
Tabled HR08-Feb-2011

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

Trade Practices Act 1974

 

Consumer Protection Notice No. 4 of 2010

 

PERMANENT BAN ON GOODS

 

I, CRAIG EMERSON, Minister for Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs, pursuant to section 65C(7) of the Trade Practices Act 1974, IMPOSE a permanent ban on the goods specified below.

 

Particulars of Goods

 

Balls manufactured from fire resistant material, designed to be doused in flammable liquid and ignited, and intended to be used for the purpose of amusement by kicking or throwing, including but not limited to goods supplied as "Fire Footbag", except where such goods are supplied for use by professional entertainers or for theatrical use and where the purchaser is able to demonstrate such qualifications or intended use.

 

 

 

Dated this 22nd day of January 2010.

 

 

CRAIG EMERSON

Minister for Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs