Buisness law

Buisness law

Short Questions
Apply the law and identify the relevant sections of legislation and/or case law in your answer.
DO NOT use ILAC and DO NOT provide details of the law Sections of Legislation.
Maximum word limit is 150 words per question. (Please correct the word limit mentioned in the Exam FAQ document).
Each short answer question is worth four (5) marks.
Practice the short questions under exam conditions (15 minutes to answer each question).

Question 1
Master Chef Limited advertised their restaurant for sale. Mrs Pomeroy was interested in buying the restaurant. Under the terms of the sale contract, the restaurant had a 2 am trading licence. However, when Mrs Pomeroy visited the site of the restaurant it was not disclosed to her that a new Council rule (due to take effect after Mrs Pomeroy signed the contract) required the restaurant to close at 11 pm. Master Chef Limited was aware of the new Council rule. Advise Master Chef Limited as to whether it has breached the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).

Question 2
Ravi purchased a ‘Get you to the garage’ emergency tyre repair kit from a small shop run by Emily in Kenmore, Brisbane. She knew Ravi wanted the kit for his bike. The kit contained a warning in large letters that the manufacturer and retailer of the product would not be liable for any loss or damage. One month later, Ravi had to use the repair kit. On the way to the city, the repaired tyre blew out, causing him to crash and lose the use of his right arm. Advise Ravi whether Emily has breached the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).

Question 3
Lyn was a beauty consultant who sold cosmetics door-to-door on behalf of Beauty Products Limited. Lyn approached Mabel, a recently widowed immigrant in her home. Mabel was in receipt of a disability pension because of her failing eyesight, which made her housebound. Mabel could speak only a little English but she did not read nor understand...

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