Category Archives: Consumer Protection Act

Consumer rights – protect yourself! Part 2

Many people know that they have consumer rights in some way. Unfair treatment from a [Read More]

The rights as a consumer you might not have realised you have – Part 1

Did you know that you actually have legal rights by virtue of the fact that [Read More]

What are my rights as a tenant when the property is being sold?

If my landlord decides to sell her property, what are my rights as a tenant? [Read More]

Cellphone contracts, gym memberships, can I cancel a fixed term contract?

Many of us have a cellphone contract. Many of us want to make that commitment [Read More]

How does the voetstoots clause apply to sale agreements protected by the CPA?

Since the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) has come into operation in South Africa, a major [Read More]

Indemnity forms: What you need to know

Have you ever signed an indemnity form? Did you ever think that giving that company [Read More]

How to protect your name as a franchisor

Many companies in South Africa have often benefitted greatly from converting branches into paid-for franchise [Read More]


The Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 (CPA or the Act) came into final effect [Read More]

Notice on business registration under the CPA

A recent notice on registration of business (“Trading as”) names under the Consumer Protection Act [Read More]