"The ACCC is seeking penalties of up to $1.1 million per breach, injunctions, declarations, compliance programme orders, corrective notices, and costs," the report noted.
The move comes after an investigation into reports relating to "Error 53", which bricked some iPads or iPhones after consumers downloaded an iOS update.
The error is a result of change in connection between the "Touch ID" fingerprint recognition and other components of the device.
Many devices bricked by Error 53 were previously repaired by a third party and Apple refused to repair such faulty devices on the grounds that an unauthorised party had touched them.
"If the screen or any other part on your iPhone or iPad was replaced somewhere else, contact Apple Support about pricing information for out-of-warranty repairs," Apple Support team wrote on their official website.
ACL entitles consumers to certain free remedies if products do not comply with "consumer guarantees" around quality and suitability.
"Consumer guarantee rights under the Australian Consumer Law exist independently of any manufacturer's warranty and are not extinguished simply because a consumer has goods repaired by a third party," Rod Sims, Chairman Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, was quoted as saying.
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