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Consumer Protection Law in SA

Publication Language: English

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409055009
Published: March 22, 2013
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The Consumer Protection Act introduced rigorous new legislation in South Africa.

This title unpacks the legislation and highlights the main issues from both a business and legal perspective. Consumer Protection Law in South Africa provides a useful commentary to the CPA and the Regulations and covers the important Consumer Tribunal decisions.

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Table of contents

Chapter 1: - The markets, welfare and regulation

Chapter 2: - Overview of the Consumer Protection Act

Chapter 3: - The application and scope of the Consumer Protection Act

Chapter 4: - The private law framework

Chapter 5: - The public law framework

Chapter 6: - General regulation of market practices

Chapter 7: - Specific regulation of market practices

Chapter 8: - Discriminatory practices in the consumer market

Chapter 9: - Franchising

Chapter 10: - Contracts

Chapter 11: - The supply of goods and services

Chapter 12: - Product liability and product safety

Chapter 13: - The regulatory framework

Chapter 14: - Consumer protection in the courts

Chapter 15: - Residential tenants

Chapter 16: - Life rights

Chapter 17: - Housing consumers

Chapter 18: - The Elderly as consumers

Chapter 19: - The structure of financial industry regulation

Appendix: 1 - Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008

Appendix: 2 - Government Notice No. 294 of 1 April 2011: The Consumer Protection Act, 2008 (Act No. 68 of 2008) Regulations (Government Gazette No. 34180)

Appendix: 3 - Government Notice No. 294 of 1 April 2011: Determination of threshold in terms of the Consumer Protection Act, 2008 (Act No. 68 of 2008) Regulations (Government Gazette No. 34181)

Appendix: 4 - Government Notice No. 489 of 3 June 2011: National Consumer Commission Rules (Government Gazette No. 34348)

Appendix: 5 - Government Notice No. 532 of 27 June 2011: Notice to exempt banks from the provisions of section 14 of the Consumer Protection Act, 2008 (No. 68 of 2008) (Government Gazette No. 34399)

Appendix: 6 - Government Notice No. 533 of 27 June 2011: Notice to exempt the Pension Fund Industry, the Collective Investment Schemes Industry and the Security Services Industry (Government Gazette No. 34400)

Appendix: 7 - Government Notice No. 789 of 28 August 2007: Regulations for matters relating to the functions of the Tribunal and Rules for the conduct of matters before the National Consumer Tribunal, 2007 (Government Gazette No. 30225)

Appendix: 8 - An excerpt from Gouws M, A Consumers Right to Disclosure and Information (2010) 22 SA Merc LJ, at 91€“93 used with the permission of the author and SA Merc LJ