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MinisterMinister of Consumer Affairs

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, which is a part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, provides the administrative support for this portfolio.

Crown Entities


Schedule 4 PFA organisations


Other Organisations

Motor Vehicle Disputes Tribunal
Dispute resolution schemes1


Vote Consumer Affairs


Auctioneers Act 1928
Consumer Council Act Repeal Act 1988
Consumer Guarantees Act 1993
Credit (Repossession) Act 1997
Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003
Door to Door Sales Act 1967
Electricity Industry Act 2010 (subpart 1 of Part 4 only)2
Fair Trading Act 1986
Financial Service Providers (Registration and Dispute Resolution) Act 2008 (Part 3 only)3
Layby Sales Act 1971
Motor Vehicle Sales Act 2003
Unsolicited Goods and Services Act 1975
Weights and Measures Act 1987

1 Minister nominates Consumer representatives for the dispute resolution schemes operated through the banking
ombudsmen, insurance and savings ombudsmen, electricity and gas commissioner, telecommunications dispute
resolution service.

2 The Minister of Energy and Resources is responsible for the administration of the rest of the Electricity Industry Act

3 The Minister of Commerce is responsible for the administration of the rest of the Financial Advisers (Registration and
Dispute Resolution) Act 2008.