Tag Archives: Legal Advice

Drunk Driving: What the State must prove and advice re the hand held Drager:

We all know that you should not drink and Drive. Drunk driving plays a very important role in the high death rate that we have on our National Roads.

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What are your rights if you buy a defective motor vehicle?

We are all aware by now the implied statutory warranty on the quality of goods guaranteed by the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) and more particularly sections 55 & 56) of that Act. There is still however a lot of confusion … Continue reading

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Motor Vehicles: Defective or Damaged and The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA): The Consumers rights to safe, good quality goods. Section 55: Section 55(1) & (2).

  We get numerous enquiries each week about damaged and or defective motor vehicles, bought by clients, and the rights of consumers in this regard and when this happens. One of the most important aspects for the protection of the … 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: Continued:

  Section 70: Alternative Dispute Resolution; and Section 71: Initiating complaint to Commission: 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 … 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: Continued: Section 69: Enforcement of rights by consumer: It is all very well to talk about consumer’s rights and the protection afforded by the CPA; but how does one actually … Continue reading

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The Legal Advice Office: Who are we and what do we do?

  What is The Legal Advice Office? Who are we and what do we do? The answer to these questions is found on our website; www.legaladviceoffice.co.za; but here is a brief summary.

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

  Prior to the Consumer Protection Act, No 68 0f 2008 (CPA) which came into effect at midnight on the 31st March 2011; the law of contract and the common law covered the issue of when and how a tenant … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act: No 68 of 2008: (CPA): Motor Vehicles and Consumer Rights:

  The purchase of defective or previously accident damaged motor vehicles seems to be a hot topic at the moment. Why this would be the situation we are not sure; but in some ways is not surprising.

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Business Licences: Starting a Business; A few pointers:

  We often get enquiries about whether it is necessary to register your business, if you are starting one; and what does this cost? The short answer is that you do not need to register your business with the National … Continue reading

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Buying or Selling a Business: Ground Rules:

As a result of a number of queries in this regard we intend today to go over the above topic again. Although not really a part of our core business; we often get inquiries about either buying or selling a … Continue reading

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