Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA): Your rights to return damaged/defective goods firstly in terms of the common law of contract and next time in terms of the CPA:

We intend to discuss today the situation that arises when you purchase an item from a supplier and there is nothing wrong with the item purchased from that supplier. In other words the situation where the item is NOT damaged … Continue reading

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The Common Law and the Consumer Protection Act: No 68 of 2008 (CPA): Refunds:

At The Legal Advice Office we often get asked about refunds due to consumers in terms of the CPA or in terms of the common law. As a result of yet another two enquiries today regarding firstly, the recent purchase … Continue reading

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Unhappy Marriage? Divorce: Final:

In our last blog we looked at the divorce process itself. Today; we give you a short blog to finalise this series of blogs on divorce. As pointed out to us by one of our clients during the course of … Continue reading

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Divorce 2: How does the process work?

In our last blog we looked at things to bear in mind before one takes the decision to proceed with a divorce. Today; as promised; we now look at the Divorce process.

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What do you do if you are stuck in an unhappy marriage? Divorce: What to consider before you proceed.

Sadly; one of the matters that we get many queries about; is the issue of divorce and advice of what to do if you are stuck in an unhappy marriage. Under the current SA law on divorce; basically; if one … Continue reading

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What do you do if you buy a defective or damaged product?

We have all experienced this situation. You buy something from a shop and when you get home or within a short period of time after you buy the item you find that it has a defect of otherwise it is … Continue reading

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Sale of Defective Motor Vehicles to Consumers.

On almost a daily basis we receive emails from prospective clients of The Legal Advice Office; which relate to motor vehicles, both brand new and used, that they have bought and which are either defective, damaged in one way or … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA): Chapter 3: Protection of Consumer’s rights and Consumers Voice:

  Section 70: Alternative Dispute Resolution; and Section 71: Initiating complaint to Commission: As we saw in our last blog; that Chapter 3 of the CPA deals with the protection of the consumer’s rights and gives the consumer a voice … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA): Chapter 3: Protection of Consumer’s rights and Consumers Voice:

  Section 69: Enforcement of rights by consumer: As we saw in our last blog; Chapter 3 of the CPA deals with the protection of the consumer’s rights and gives the consumer a voice where he/she can be heard. It … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA): Chapter 3: Protection of Consumer’s rights and Consumers Voice.

Chapter 3 of the CPA deals with the protection of the consumer’s rights and gives the consumer a voice where he/she can be heard. It consists of Part A to Part D and covers sections 68 to 78 of the … Continue reading

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