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NSW Australian Consumer Law Rights for Purchasing Secondhand Vehicles?

Discussion in 'Traffic Law Forum' started by Parry, 15 March 2016.

  1. Parry

    Parry Member

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    Do you have any Australian Consumer Law rights when purchasing a secondhand vehicle and a defection notice was not disclosed by the seller?
     
  2. Sophea

    Sophea Well-Known Member

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    Hi Parry,
    I don't believe a seller has a legal obligation to disclose this information, unless perhaps if you ask them specifically and they remain silent or deny it. In which case it may constitute misleading and deceptive conduct.
     
  3. Parry

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    Is removing a defect notice put on the car by police misleading and deceptive?
     
  4. Sophea

    Sophea Well-Known Member

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    It would be if the seller represented to you that the car was roadworthy, and maybe still otherwise. Not entirely sure.
     
  5. Tim W

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    Are you buying it from a licensed dealer, or privately?
     

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