Monthly Archives: June 2017

The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA): Expiry and Renewal of fixed term contracts/agreements, especially Leases. Section 14 (2).

As stated in our previous blog; at The Legal Advice Office we get numerous enquiries from clients seeking our help in terminating lease agreements because of one reason or another. The CPA deals with the above subject and in our … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA): Expiry and Renewal of fixed term contracts/agreements, especially Leases.

At The Legal Advice Office we get numerous enquiries from clients seeking our help in terminating lease agreements because of one reason or another. The CPA deals with the above subject. Section 14 of the CPA which consists of 4 … Continue reading

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What do you do if you purchase a new or second hand vehicle and it turns out to be a lemon?

At The Legal Advice Office we get numerous enquiries from clients seeking our help in resolving issues with dealers when they have recently bought a new or used vehicle and shortly after buying the vehicle discover various defects or damage … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act: No 68 of 2008: (CPA): Section 56 (4): Consumers additional  remedies for a breach of the implied warranty of quality: How does this apply to Motor Vehicles?

As mentioned numerous times; The Consumer Protection Act, No 68 of 2008; (CPA) came into effect at midnight on the 31st March 2011. It has been part of our statutory law since that date.

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The Consumer Protection Act: No 68 of 2008: (CPA): Section 56 (3): Consumers remedy for a breach of the implied warranty of quality after a repair: How does this apply to Motor Vehicles?

As we know by now The Consumer Protection Act, No 68 of 2008; (CPA) came into effect at midnight on the 31st March 2011. In our last blog we looked specifically at section 56(2) of the CPA. 

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The Consumer Protection Act: No 68 of 2008: (CPA): Section 56 (2): Consumers remedy for a breach of the Implied warranty of quality: How does this apply to Motor Vehicles?

As we know by now The Consumer Protection Act, No 68 of 2008; (CPA) came into effect at midnight on the 31st March 2011. In our last blog we looked specifically at section 56(1) of the CPA. pAll of these … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act: No 68 of 2008: (CPA): Section 56 (1): Implied warranty of quality: How does this apply to Motor Vehicles?

The Consumer Protection Act, No 68 of 2008; (CPA) came into effect at midnight on the 31st March 2011 and has changed consumer law in this country irrevocably; as we have said before. As promised we now look at Motor … 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: How does this apply to Motor Vehicles?

The Consumer Protection Act, No 68 of 2008; (CPA) came into effect at midnight on the 31st March 2011 and has changed consumer law in this country irrevocably. We concentrate on this piece of legislation in our various blogs on … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008: (CPA):  How does the CPA protect buyers of Motor Vehicles and other Major Purchase Consumer Items?

The Consumer Protection Act (CPA), No 68 of 2008, came into operation at midnight on the 31st March 2011. It has changed consumer law in the RSA in many important respects.

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The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008: (CPA): Motor Vehicles and the Voetstoots Clause:

The Consumer Protection Act No 68 or 2008 does not; and has not negated or overridden entirely the voetstoots clause. The voetstoots clause is a clause in an agreement that expressly states that the buyer of a vehicle or in … Continue reading

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