Fair Trading Act 1987 No 68
86A Public warning statements
(1) The Minister or the Director-General may make or issue a public
statement identifying and giving warnings or information about any of the
(a) goods that are unsatisfactory or dangerous and persons who supply
(b) services supplied in an unsatisfactory manner and persons who
supply those services,
(c) unfair business practices (including the use of terms that are or
may be unfair in consumer contracts that are standard form contracts within
the meaning of Part 2-3 of the ACL) and persons who engage in those
(d) any other matter that adversely affects or may adversely affect
the interests of persons in connection with the acquisition by them of goods
or services from suppliers.
(2) Such a statement can identify particular goods, services, business
practices and persons.
(3) The Minister or the Director-General is not to make or issue a
statement under this section unless satisfied that it is in the public
interest to do so.