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No. 20 of 2011 Standards/Product Safety as made
This Notice declares a permanent ban on yo-yo water balls (an elastic cord extendable to at least 500mm in length, usually with a loop on one end to wear around the finger, and a soft synthetic object on the other) and similar products.
Administered by: Treasury
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 16
Made 01 Feb 2011
Registered 10 Feb 2011
Tabled HR 21 Feb 2011
Tabled Senate 28 Feb 2011

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010

 

Consumer Protection Notice No.  20  of 2011

 

PERMANENT BAN ON YO‑YO WATER BALLS

 

I, DAVID BRADBURY, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, pursuant to subsection 114(1)(a) of Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010, IMPOSE a permanent ban on the goods specified below.

 

Particulars of Goods

Goods known as “yo‑yo water balls” and similar products. These are toys intended to be thrown and returned to the hand, consisting of an elastic cord extendable to at least 500 mm in length, usually with a loop on one end to wear around the finger, and a soft synthetic object on the other. The object may be filled with liquid or air, and/or contain a novelty.

 

This ban excludes outdoor and sporting toys, such as a practice tennis ball retained on an elastic tension cord intended to be anchored, a bat with a ball attached by an elastic cord and goods known as the “Yo‑Be Sling Disc”.

 

Note: Goods subject to this Notice and which fail to comply may be subject to compulsory recall.

 

 

 

Dated this 1st day of February 2011.

 

 

 

 

 

DAVID BRADBURY

Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer