Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA): How does it protect buyers of Second Hand Cars:

We get a lot of enquiries from clients and consumers every week who feel that they have been ripped off. A recent example was of a client who had bought a second hand car from a dealer and it turned … Continue reading

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Sale of Immoveable Property and the Payment of the Purchase Price: A Case Study:

The ownership of our own home is a dream which all of us have; but not all of us will realise this dream; and when the opportunity to own your own home knocks; be careful and do not make any … Continue reading

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Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Have you ever heard of the process known as “alternative dispute resolution?” One of the services The Legal Advice Office provides to our clients, and other interested parties; is alternative dispute resolution procedures. These procedures broadly speaking include mediation, arbitration … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008: The Cancellation of Lease Agreements:

Prior to the commencement of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA), in April 2011, the law of contract and the common law covered the issue of when and how a tenant went about cancelling a lease agreement. That has all now … Continue reading

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