To enter this website, you must read and agree to bound by the terms of the conditions of use of this website
Code changes effective from today
Written on the 1 July 2010 by Fiona Taylor
Changes to the Australian Franchising Code of Conduct, announced earlier this year, are effective from today (July 1, 2010).
A Fact Sheet on the franchise regulation changes is available from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
The Franchising Code of Conduct changes relate to:
The changes are the result of a Parliamentary Inquiry into franchising and aim to help potential franchisees better understand the obligations of a franchise up front.
These changes apply to all franchise agreements entered into, renewed or extended on or after July 1, 2010.
Author: Fiona Taylor