Acts and regulations
Acts and regulations administered by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs.
For an explanation of the law and your rights and reponsibilities got to our pages for consumers and for business.
The Ministry of Consumer Affairs administers (ie, monitors the operation of the Act and provides policy advice to Government) the following Acts:
Auctioneers Act 1928
Consumer Guarantees Act 1993
Credit (Repossession) Act 1997
Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003
Door to Door Sales Act 1967
Fair Trading Act 1986
Hire Purchase Act 1971 (Repealed)
Layby Sales Act 1971
Motor Vehicle Sales Act 2003
Unsolicited Goods and Services Act 1975
Weights and Measures Act 1987
To view the complete text of any Act we administer, click on the link above or visit the New Zealand Legislation website. This is a free service.
The Ministry of Consumer Affairs administers (ie, monitors the operation and provides policy advice to Government) regulations in the following areas: