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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

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    Do you have any Australian Consumer Law rights when purchasing a second-hand 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.
     
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  3. Parry

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

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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.
     
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  5. Tim W

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