ACCC has instituted court proceedings against Click Energy

ACCC has instituted court proceedings against Click Energy

AU Energy Compliance, Consumer
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against Click Energy alleging it made false and misleading marketing claims about discounts and savings that customers in Victoria and Queensland could obtain. Photo of the Oar Mace of Admiralty from the Federal Court of Australia website. By Anne Wardell, Regulatory Specialist, Compliance Quarter. The breaches are alleged to have occurred from around October 2017 to March 2018 and involve a representation by Click Energy that customers could obtain discounts of between 7 and 29 per cent off Click Energy's bill if they paid their bills on time. The problem with the offer was that the discounts offered applied to market offer rates which varied and were higher than the standing offer prices. Allegations were also…
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