Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 & regulations

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Published by Juta Law in Claremont, [South Africa] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Law and legislation,
  • Consumer protection

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Book details

Other titlesConsumer Protection Act & regulations
Statementedited by Juta"s statutes editors
SeriesJuta"s pocket statutes
ContributionsJuta Law (Firm)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKTL3276.A312008 A4 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 255 p. ;
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25081427M
ISBN 109780702186042
LC Control Number2011478263

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INTRODUCTION. Consumers have rights, and they will have those rights set out in statutory form for them from 24 th October this year when the Consumer Protection Act will come into force with an entire set of regulations attached.

Provisions of the Act have been released so that businesses will have time to adjust their trading practices to comply. Consumer Protection Act Regulations I, Dr Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry, in terms of and under section (1) of the Consumer Protection Act, (Act No.

68 of ), read together with the respective sections indicated in the regulations below, do hereby make the regulations set out in the schedule hereto.

SCHEDULEFile Size: 1MB. Consumer Protection Act 68 of ; Rules and Regulations Consumer Protection Act Regulations; Determination of Threshold; National Consumer Commission Rules; Notice to exempt banks from the provisions of Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 & regulations book 14; Notice to exempt the pension fund industry, the collective investment schemes industry and the security services industryBook Edition: 7th Edition.

Act. Consumer Protection Act (Consumer Protection Act, no 68 of ) Please visit the Contemporary Gazette page for access to a legal database. Regulations. 25 July Enforcement guidelines ; 1 April - Consumer Protection Act Regulations as published (Kb PDF) Government Notices.

The Consumer Protection Act No. 68 of and Regulations is available as an A6 pocket book that includes the principal Act and Regulations. The Act promotes a fair, accessible and sustainable marketplace for consumer products and services for that purpose to establish national norms and standards relating to consumer protection, to provide for improved standards of consumer.

The Consumer Protection Act 68 of (CPA) came into force on 1 April It is here to stay and it regulates the relationship between a supplier of goods and/or services to a consumer.

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Consumer Protection Act Regulations I, Dr Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry, in terms of and under section (1) of the Consumer Protection Act, (Act No. 68 of ), read together with the respective sections indicated in the regulations below, do hereby make the regulations set out in the schedule hereto.

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The Department of Trade and Industry ("DTI") has postponed the effective date of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of ("CPA") to 1 April Although this will allow businesses more time to prepare for the implementation of the CPA, all suppliers of goods and services are encouraged to step up with their preparations to ensure that they.

CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT [Updated to 13 March ] Act 68 of (GoNG. ), (GeNG. ), Act 19 of (GoNG.c.i.o 13 March [Proc. R10, G. [Commencement: Chapters 1 and 5, s and any other provision authorising the Minister to make regulations and Sch 2 in terms of Sch 2, item 2(1): 24 April ].

“Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don’t. (via Directory Journal)” Pete Seeger. The South African Consumer Protection Act, No 68 of was signed on 24 April and the purpose of the Act is to protect the interests of all consumers, ensure accessible, transparent and efficient redress for consumers who are subjected to abuse or exploitation.

CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT NO. 68 OF [View Regulation] [ASSENTED TO: 24 APRIL, ] [DATE OF COMMENCEMENT: 31 MARCH, ] (Unless otherwise indicated) (English text signed by the President) This Act has been updated to Government Gazette dated 13 March, as amended by National Credit Amendment Act, No.

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Specifically for ordinary people, the changes affect the maximum duration of a lease agreement and grant the. This brochure is designed as an explanatory guide to the Consumer Protection Act No.

68 of It is intended for the use of consumers and is not an exhaustive legal reference manual or a substitute for the Act. the Consumer Protection Act 68 of (CPA), which attempts to introduce strict product liability for the entire supply chain in the event of product failure, and to propose amendments from which both the consumer as well as the supply chain could benefit.

The new dispensation of strict product liability will lead to a step away. A Summary of the Consumer Protection Act No. 68 of Dingley Attorneys provides a high level overview of the Consumer Protection Act The Act and the Regulations.

Consumer Protection Act, (Act No. 68 of ) Chapter 2: Fundamental Consumer Rights Part C: Consumer's right to choose Expiry and renewal of fixed-term agreements.

Due to the fact there is still no case law and therefore no clarity on Section 14 of the Consumer Protection Act, 68 of (the ‘Act’) there are varying interpretations and understandings of the provision relating to the expiry and renewal of fixed-term agreements.

This article attempts to clear up any ambiguities and provide a concise explanation of this somewhat unclear provision. The Consumer Protection Act: No 68 of (CPA): Section Consumer’s rights to safe, good quality goods.

The Consumer Protection Act, No 68 of ; (CPA); which, as mentioned in our last blog, came into effect at midnight on the 31 st March has changed consumer law in. These Regulations implement Directive /29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning unfair business-to-consumer commercial practices (OJ No L, p22) (“the Directive”).

These Regulations also implement article of Directive /44/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on certain aspects of the sale of consumer goods and associated. The Consumer Protection Act 68 of (CPA) has had a major impact on the way in which suppliers and consumers do business.

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Title: Consumer Protection Act 68 of Author: Government GazetteGovernment Notice Subject: 29/04/ Created Date: 5/2/ AM. CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT 68 OF (English text signed by the President) [Assented to: 24 April ] [Commencement Date: To be proclaimed] ACT To promote a fair, accessible and sustainable marketplace for consumer products and services and.

CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT 68 OF The Consumer Protection Measures Act sets out the minimum requirements to ensure adequate consumer protection. The President of South Africa signed the Consumer Protection Act on 24 April and it was published in the government gazette on 29 April and will operate from 31 March   An agreement reduced to writing and signed by the parties has been affected by the introduction of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of (CPA), which has as its main objective the protection of consumers while establishing duties for suppliers in respect of a consumer agreement.

Act also have implications for marketing that should be considered. It is imperative that businesses consider the above sections in conjunction with the other CPA provisions and the imminent regulations when conducting an impact assessment.

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The Consumer Protection Act applies to every transaction, Promotion or supply of any goods and services occurring within of South Africa The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of (CPA): Chapter 3: Protection of Consumer’s rights and Consumers Voice: Continued: Section Alternative Dispute Resolution; and Section Initiating complaint to.

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This law is the first in South Africa to embrace the legal rights of a consumer which are recognised worldwide. Section 14 of the Consumer Protection Act No 68 of(“CPA”), which relates to the expiry and renewal of fixed term agreements, reads as follows: “14 (1) This section does not apply to transactions between juristic persons regardless of their annual turnover or asset value.

(2) if a consumer agreement is for a fixed term – (a) that terms must not exceed the maximum period, if any. The Legal Metrology Act provides for the "Assizing" of instruments, weights and measures and the protection of the consumer and the public at large in all transactions by weight and measure.

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Find out how to comply. Consumer and business protection regulations. Introduction. Commercial property owners who lease out their properties must ensure that they are fully informed of the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of (the “Act”) as it places onerous requirements on “suppliers” as regards the management of lease agreements for the purposes of protecting “consumers”.

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