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  • National Credit Regulator raids the Western Cape

The National Credit Regulator (NCR) conducting raids in the Western Cape in the past week to root out credit providers who are contravening the National Credit Act (NCA). Places that were covered include Wellington, Paarl, Stellenbosch, Strand, Woodstock, Robertson, Bellville, Goodwood and Wynberg.  Read more …

  • Consumer Protection Act 

To promote a fair, accessible and sustainable marketplace for consumer products and services and for that purpose to establish national norms and standards relating to consumer protection, to provide for improved standards of consumer information, to prohibit certain unfair marketing and business practices, to promote responsible consumer behaviour, to promote a consistent legislative and enforcement framework relating to consumer transactions and agreements, to establish the National Consumer Commission, to repeal sections 2 to 13 and sections 16 to 17 of the Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 (Act No. 17 of 1941), the Business NamesAct, 1960 (Act No. 27 of 1960), the Price Control Act, 1964 (Act No. 25 of 1964), the Sales and Service Matters Act, 1964 (Act No. 25 of 1964), the Trade Practices Act, 1976 (Act No. 76 of 1976), the Consumer Affairs (Unfair Business Practices) Act, 1988 (Act No. 71 of 1988), and to make consequential amendments to various other Acts; and to provide for related incidental matters.  Read more …