Monthly Archives: September 2016

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

There is a lot of confusion about the Consumers Right to choose a Repair, Replacement or Refund in respect of Damaged or Defective Goods.

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The Consumer Protection Act: No 68 of 2008: (CPA): Consumers Right to Return: and the Implied Warranty: Section 55 & 56:

One of the issues that is raised with us, as Consumer Lawyers, on a daily basis, is the implied warranty on goods bought by a consumer from a supplier in the ordinary course of business. A lot of our enquiries … Continue reading

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

At The Legal Advice Office; one of the subjects we concentrate on is Consumer Law. The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008; which came into effect at midnight on the 31st March 2011 is one of the most important … Continue reading

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Credit Records:

  At the request of one of our clients we intend today to look at Credit Records, where to access you record and how to improve your credit record and credit health. When do you last check your credit record?

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Buying a Car: Case study:

Many of our clients get themselves into situations when purchasing a motor vehicle. Perhaps this blog should be headed: Buying a Car: What not to do.

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Credit Health: How Important is it?

Your credit health is very important; and with a poor/bad credit record and blacklistings; many doors for financial assistance, loans, opening accounts, credit cards or employment will simply close in your face. You need to keep a good credit record.

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Business Licences: Starting a Business.

Continuing on with our advice of Businesses. Here is a very simple short guide on business licences and business legal requirements. We often get enquiries about whether it is necessary to licence or register your business, if you are starting … Continue reading

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Business Entities:

In our previous blog we looked at the general rules to follow when starting a business. Let us now look at the various business entities. Firstly; there are Public Companies. These are companies listed on the Stock Exchange; and are … Continue reading

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General Business Advice 1: Starting a Business.

At The Legal advice office we often get enquiries about how, when and where to start a business. In today’s economic climate; jobs are difficult to come by and experience is almost always a non-negotiable requirement for any placement. Where … Continue reading

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Marriages in SA: General:

And now for something a little different for general consumption. We thought that a short blog on the SA marriage regime would be in order. Generally speaking it is the law of the country where you get married that governs … Continue reading

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