Category Archives: Legal Advice

Motor vehicle problems and other related Issues:

At The Legal Advice Office; we receive many enquiries each day about problem motor vehicles. Sometimes these relate to motor vehicles that were bought some time ago where the owner finds out now, for the first time, that the vehicle … Continue reading

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Letters of Demand: The start of the litigation process:

At The Legal Advice Office we often have clients phone or email us about monies that are owed to them by a debtor. Sometimes our clients are a business and want to know how they can go about recovering a … Continue reading

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Letters of Demand: The start of the litigation process:

At The Legal Advice Office we often have clients phone or email us about monies that are owed to them by a debtor. Sometimes our clients are a business and want to know how they can go about recovering a … Continue reading

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What do you do if you need to evict a tenant? Eviction Orders.

Renting out a residential property can be a great source of income; if managed correctly. But even with the most stringent checks and tenant approval processes, it is still possible to end up with bad tenants; who then need to … 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?

  We have just recently been looking at section 55 and section 56 of the Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA); and in particular these two sections which deal with The Consumers Rights to Safe Quality Goods and … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA): Section 56(3)&(4):

We have been looking at the implied warranty on the quality of goods guaranteed by the Consumer Protection Act and more particularly section 55 & 56 of that Act of Parliament. As we know; we, as consumers, have the choice … Continue reading

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

There still seems to be a certain amount of confusion on the issue of the implied warranty set out in Section 56 (2) of the Consumer Protection Act, No 68 of 2008 (CPA). This confusion centres on when one, as … 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:

Section 55 of the Consumer Protection Act of 2008 guarantees the Consumer’s rights to safe and good quality goods. It is this section which gives the necessary protection to purchasers and consumers who buy new or second hand motor vehicles … Continue reading

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

We looked in our last blog at “Fixed Term Agreements;” and in particular the provisions of Section 14 of the Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA). Prior to the commencement of the Consumer Protection Act, on the 1st … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA): Motor Vehicles. A dud. What are your choices?

Over the past few weeks and months we have had many queries at The Legal Advice Office from clients and consumers who have bought cars from both new and second hand car dealers; and who are a short while later … Continue reading

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