Consumer Affairs is an independent office within the Department of Attorney - General and Justice. We  aim to promote and regulate responsible business conduct through administration of a regulatory system that protects consumer interests.
Our main functions are associated with consumer protection within the purchase of goods and services , residential tenancies and residential building disputes.
Consumer Affairs administers the following Northern Territory Acts:
  • Accommodation Providers Act
  • Building (Resolution of  Residential Building Work Disputes) Regulations
  • Business Tenancies (Fair Dealings) Act
  • Caravan Parks Act
  • Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading Act(including the Australian Consumer Law)
  • Partnerships Act
  • Price Exploitation Prevention Act
  • Residential Tenancies Act
  • Retirement Villages Act
  • Sale of Goods Act
  • Uncollected Goods Act
  • Warehousemen's Liens Act

Northern Territory Legislation