COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010
Consumer Protection Notice No. 7 of 2013
SECOND EXTENSION TO THE INTERIM BAN ON CERTAIN CONSUMER GOODS CONTAINING SYNTHETIC DRUG SUBSTANCES
I, DAVID BRADBURY, Assistant Treasurer, pursuant to section 111(6) of the Australian Consumer Law, further extend the period for the interim ban titled ‘Imposition of interim ban on certain consumer goods containing synthetic drug substances’ (the interim ban). The interim ban was initially imposed for a period of 60 days via Consumer Protection Notice No. 3 of 2013, which was registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments on 18 June 2013.
The first 30 day extension to the interim ban was for the period from 16 August 2013 until 14 September 2013. Consumer Protection Notice No. 5 of 2013, which extended the interim ban, was registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments on 16 August 2013 and it commenced on the day of registration.
The effect of this Notice is to extend the interim ban on certain consumer goods containing synthetic drug substances by a further 30 days for the period from 14 September 2013 until 13 October 2013.
This Notice commences on 14 September 2013.
There is no provision for a further (third) extension to an interim ban under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.
Dated this 11th day of September 2013