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Plans to beef up NSW small business commissioner’s powers to take on big business in court

The proposed powers for the New South Wales small business commissioner reveal that the commissioner will have the capacity to join litigation actions in support of small business or to initiate litigation itself.  The proposal laid down contains the power of the commissioner to be able to “provide low cost mediation services to resolve small business disputes with other businesses or government bodies” and “advocate on behalf of small businesses to minimise administrative burden.”  Read MORE.