I bought a vehicle from a dealer and found it is defective – now what?

23rd February 2022|Consumer Law, Litigation|

We are receiving an increasing number of queries concerning defects in motor vehicles bought from dealers and this article summarises your rights and possible next legal steps in these circumstances. Requirements and Standards in terms of the CPA In terms of Section 56(2) of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 (“CPA”) a consumer may


What are your rights when you receive defective or unsafe goods under the Consumer Protection Act

19th September 2019|Commercial Law, Consumer Law|

IntroductionThe main aim of the Consumer Protection Act No. 68 of 2008, as amended, (the “CPA”) is to protect the rights of the consumers in South Africa. Although many consumers are aware of the existence of the CPA, not many are familiar with the actual rights relating to the return of defective or unsafe goods


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