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Forms for consumer credit

Forms for Consumer credit.

Making a complaint

Australian Financial Complaints Authority

This is the external dispute resolution service that all credit providers must have membership of. They can assist borrowers who have a complaint, provided the borrower has tried to resolve their complaint directly with the lender first.

See AFCA—Make a complaint(opens in a new window)

Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)

The ASIC website has links to consumer credit forms that are prescribed in the Schedule 1 of the National Consumer Credit Protection Regulations 2010.

See particularly:

  • Form 3—infringement notice
  • Form 4—prescribed terms and conditions of a mortgage
  • Form 5—information statement (an explanation about rights and obligations under a credit contract)
  • Form 6—disclosure about credit contracts (information that must be given before a contract is signed) when the document that is signed by the debtor is an offer
  • Form 7—information that must be disclosed in circumstances where the debtor is accepting an offer by signing a document
  • Form 8—disclosure about guarantee
  • Form 11—direct debit default notice (information to be sent when a direct debit has been dishonoured)
  • Form 12—information about a debtor's rights after default
  • Form 13—consent to enter premises
  • Form 17—information statement for a person who is about to enter a consumer lease.

See ASIC—Schedule 1 Forms—National Consumer Credit Protection Regulations 2010 (Cth)(opens in a new window).

National Consumer Credit Protection Regulations 2010 (Cth)

  • Schedule 1—sets out the forms

See also National Consumer Credit Protection Regulations 2010 (Cth)(opens in a new window).

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