Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Consumer Protection Act: No 68/2008: CPA: Motor Vehicles 2.

We regret in having to say this; but Motor Dealerships in general make very little effort to comply with their obligations in terms of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA); and in many cases referred to us, deliberately misinform their customers … Continue reading

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

Further to our discussion on the Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA). There still seems to be a certain amount of confusion o on the issue of the implied warranty set out in Section 56 (2) of the … Continue reading

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

Section 55 of the Consumer Protection Act of 2008 guarantees the Consumer’s rights to safe and good quality goods. The heading to this section is “Consumer’s rights to safe, quality goods” and it has six subsections. Section 55(1) states that: … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act: Section 13: The Consumer’s Rights to select suppliers:

Continuing on from our last blog on the Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA); which became law on the 1st April 2011. Chapter 2 of the Consumer Protection Act, No 68 of 2008,  deals with fundamental consumer rights. … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008:

We need to have a proper look at the Consumer Protection Act (CPA); which is Act No 68 of 2008. Although it was first promulgated for comment in 2008; it only became law when signed by the President of the … Continue reading

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Business Licences: Starting a Business.

We often get enquiries about whether it is necessary to register your business, if you are starting one; and what does this cost?

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Prescription of a Debt: What does it mean? Part 2:

  Today; we will continue our discussion on prescription as a defence to a claim instituted by a creditor against a debtor.

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Prescription of a Debt: What does it mean? Part 1:

The Prescription Act; No 68 of 1969; provides in Chapter III for the extinction of debt by prescription. What does this mean?

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Buying Residential Property: Tips:

We have this week looked at sundry different topics. Today we will share with you some tips on the buying of residential property.

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Buying or Selling a Business: Ground Rules:

Although not really a part of our core business; we often get enquiries about either buying or selling a business; and often give legal and financial advice on this aspect of Commercial Law.

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