Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Consumer Protection Act: No 68 of 2008 (CPA): Refunds:

We often get asked about refunds due to consumers in terms of the CPA. As a result of yet another two enquiries this last week; we believe that we need to explain this issue again. Two separate clients of ours … Continue reading

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Clarification & Motor Vehicles and the Consumer Protection Act: Section 56(2).

As we have said before; we get a lot of enquiries around section 55 and 56 of the CP Act and which relate to the purchase of new and second hand vehicles. It is a sad state of affairs; but … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008: Motor Vehicles 1:

Over the past few months we have had numerous queries weekly at The Legal Advice Office from consumers who have bought new and second hand cars from car dealers; and who are a short while later discover various serious defects … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA): Leases: Some terms and conditions:

In this blog we intend to renew our acquaintance with some of the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CP Act) dealing with leases. We intend therefore to discuss some of the provisions of the Consumer … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA): Motor Vehicles and your rights to a repair. Replacement or refund:

Over the past few months we have had numerous queries weekly at The Legal Advice Office from consumers who have bought cars from both new and second hand car dealers; and who are a short while later are discovering various … Continue reading

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Expiry & Renewal of Fixed Term Agreements:

Prior to the Consumer Protection Act, No 68 0f 2008 (the CP Act) which came into effect on the 1st April 2011; the law of contract and the common law dealt exclusively with the issue of when, where and how … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA): Section 56(3)&(4):

We have been looking at the implied warranty on the quality of goods guaranteed by the Consumer Protection Act and more particularly section 55 & 56 of that Act of Parliament. As we now know; we as consumers have the … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008: Section 56 (2):

  We were looking last week at the implied warranty on the quality of goods guaranteed by the Consumer Protection Act and more particularly section 55 & 56 of that piece of legislation.

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The Consumer Protection Act: No 68 of 2008: Section 55: Consumer’s rights to safe, good quality goods:

The Consumer Protection Act, No 68 of 2008 (CPA); which came into effect at midnight on the 31st March 2011 has changed consumer law in the RSA irrevocably. There are a number of innovative consumer protection mechanisms in the CPA … Continue reading

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