Lease cancellations

  • fixed term lease duration

     If the consumer has not made the election by the expiry date, the agreement will continue automatically on a month-to-month basis.

    Section 14 of The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA):

    In our last blog, we looked at the wording of the whole of section 14 (1) and commented on its content and the background to the section.

    Today we will concentrate on section 14 (2) of the CPA and also regulation 5.

  •  Lease agreement cancellation web

    Let me comment in general terms. You cannot just cancel a lease agreement.

    The Termination of Commercial and Residential Lease Agreements:

    A summary:

    The termination or cancellation of a commercial lease agreement/s is always a legal conundrum.

    One of the matters that we specialise in at The Legal Advice Office is Consumer Law and one of the two topics that we concentrate on is lease agreement cancellations and early terminations.

    We deal with both residential leases and commercial lease cancellations.

    We get many enquiries from tenants who are under considerable financial pressure in these tough economic times who seek our advice and assistance regarding their leases.

  • Franchise Lease Termination

    Certain TIME-SHARE AGREEMENTS are not “fixed term” agreements as they have no term. 

    Lease cancellations:

    Section 14 of The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA):

    In our last blog we looked at the wording of the whole of section 14 of the CPA and also at the full wording of regulation 5.

    Today we will concentrate on section 14 (1) of the CPA.

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