February 22, 2017

The Consumer Protection Act and your rights

The Consumer Protection Act and your rights The South African Consumer Protection Act, No. 68 of 2008 was signed on 24 April 2009 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 in the marketplace […]
November 1, 2016

The Sale Agreement: Can I use the cooling-off period if I change my mind?

The Sale Agreement: Can I use the cooling-off period if I change my mind? The Consumer Protection Act has some serious implications for agents selling property – for one, a disgruntled purchaser can get out of a sale agreement within 5 days of signing it. Section 16 of the Consumer Protection Act states as follows: […]