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The Government is bringing forward measures to protect people in financial hardship from high-cost loans that trap them in debt.
New Zealand remains in Alert Level 4 and all New Zealanders should continue to stay home to save lives. Only businesses that are essential can operate premises for workers who cannot work from home during the Alert Level 4 period.
Amendments to the Fair Trading Act 1986 were read for the first time in Parliament yesterday.
The Government has introduced a Fair Trading Amendment Bill to Parliament. The Bill provides new protections for businesses and consumers against unfair commercial practices.
Consultation is now open on a draft consumer information standard that will allow consumers to have more information about where their food originated.
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