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This instrument is a direction by the Treasurer to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to monitor the prices, costs and profits relating to the supply of menstrual products.
Administered by: Treasury
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s11 item 03
Registered 21 Dec 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Feb-2019
Tabled Senate12-Feb-2019

 

COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010

 

MONITORING OF THE PRICES, COSTS AND PROFITS RELATING TO THE SUPPLY OF CERTAIN FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS

I, Josh Frydenberg, Treasurer, pursuant to section 95ZE of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010, hereby direct the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to monitor prices, costs and profits relating to the supply of Menstrual Products in the feminine hygiene products industry in Australia.

Menstrual Products comprise those products specified in A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) (GST–free Health Goods) Determination 2018.

In performing its monitoring activities, the ACCC shall give special consideration to:

(1)   prices charged for Menstrual Products between 1 December 2018 and 28 February 2019;

(2)   the impact of the removal of goods and services tax on Menstrual Products from 1 January 2019 on the price of these products.

The ACCC must report to me on its monitoring activities by 31 March 2019.

This direction commences the day after registration.

 

DATED THIS                        28th                 DAY OF         November                   2018

 

 

Josh Frydenberg

TREASURER