Mondaq All Regions - South Africa: Consumer Protection
KISCH IP
The rapid advancements in the mobile phone and ease of access to vast amounts of mobile applications ("Apps") has made it seem that there is an App for everything and anything.
Dentons
Dentons would like to thank Henwood & Company in Swaziland for this month's contribution to the Africa section of the Dentons South Africa Newsletter.This article provides an overview of the implications...
Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes
Have you ever wondered how you could stop that direct marketer from making cold calls to offer you life insurance cover, (which you already have), or a cellphone contract for the latest iPhone (got that too!), or ...
Clyde & Co
Supreme Court of Appeal overturns Pretoria High Court decision of Halstead-Cleak v Eskom Holdings Limited.
Dentons
One of the chief objectives of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 (CPA) is to promote a fair, accessible and sustainable marketplace for consumer products and services.
Webber Wentzel
A new Code of Conduct (Code) for the Consumer Goods and Services (CGS) industry has been released and takes effect on 30 April.
Garlicke & Bousfield Inc.
Mr A (debtor) and Mr B (creditor) enter into a credit agreement but Mr A defaults on his payments in terms of the agreement and he receives a letter of demand for immediate payment of the full amount outstanding.
Routledge Modise
The National Credit Regulator (NCR) has for some time expressed its concerns regarding the method used by credit providers to assess consumers' ability to afford credit (affordability assessments).
KPMG, South Africa
The Department of Public Works and the South African Graduates Development Association have partnered with the Transport Education and Training Authority, KPMG, Nedbank and Old Mutual to provide employment for 64 graduates across the country.
Michalsons Attorneys
The Consumer Protection Act that came into effect on 1 April 2011 has many consumers jumping for joy and many more businesses screaming from the rooftops.
Spoor & Fisher
The new regulations relating to the Labelling and Advertising of Foodstuffs, No R 146 of the Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act 54 of 1972), which was implemented on 1 March 2012, aims to create a specific standard for informing consumers about the ingredients in foodstuffs.
Werksmans Incorporated
One of the aims of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) is to promote responsible consumer behaviour.
ENSafrica
It is often said that beauty is only skin deep, but since time immemorial, women, and less publicly, men, have sought to enhance their physical appearance. Cleopatra is even said to have bathed in milk.
Routledge Modise
To be held "strictly liable", what exactly does this mean?
Routledge Modise
On 10 October 2011, the European Union (EU) tightened its policies protecting consumer rights. On 10 October 2011, the European Union (EU) tightened its policies protecting consumer rights.
Routledge Modise
South African laws in the past have always been less strict on direct emailing than those of the US and Europe.
Routledge Modise
Breaking stories in the news over the past week have placed the auctioning business under a spotlight.
Werksmans Incorporated
It is trite that Healthcare in South Africa is highly regulated by a number of statutes.
Adams & Adams
The Consumer Protection Act, 68 of 2008 (the "CPA"), came into effect on 31 March 2011 and is likely to have certain far-reaching implications for the promoters of promotional competitions, especially competitions which are conducted using SMS or MMS technology.
Routledge Modise
South African laws in the past have always been less strict on direct emailing than those of the US and Europe.
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Dentons
Dentons would like to thank Henwood & Company in Swaziland for this month's contribution to the Africa section of the Dentons South Africa Newsletter.This article provides an overview of the implications...
Clyde & Co
Supreme Court of Appeal overturns Pretoria High Court decision of Halstead-Cleak v Eskom Holdings Limited.
Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes
Have you ever wondered how you could stop that direct marketer from making cold calls to offer you life insurance cover, (which you already have), or a cellphone contract for the latest iPhone (got that too!), or ...
KISCH IP
The rapid advancements in the mobile phone and ease of access to vast amounts of mobile applications ("Apps") has made it seem that there is an App for everything and anything.
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