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Consumer Protection and the Cooling Off Period

New products are constantly at our fingertips, often leads to purchases that might not have been made with full consideration. The excitement of acquiring something new can quickly give way to regret, particularly when the financial implications become clear.

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Arrear Rentals and Landlord Rights – Balancing the Tide

The South African property market has been witnessing significant growth, making property investment an attractive option for generating income.

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Bail Procedure In GBV Cases in South Africa

One of the challenges of GBV is that the perpetrator being released on bail and because he/she is frustrated that he/she has been exposed, metes out more attacks on the victim in retaliation. This is what the Criminal and Related Matters Amendment Act seeks to curb and minimise.

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The Law’s Attempt to Have an Upper Hand in GBV Cases

Despite having laws in place to discourage GBV and bring it under control, it is thought that the circumstances around it often make it difficult for the law to have an upper hand. Unrelenting, the legislature has made amendments to our law to curb GBV cases regardless.

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The NCT Finds Vodacom in Violation of CPA

The goal of the Consumer Protection Act was to put in place a legislative framework to regulate and promote fair practices in the provision of goods and services.

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Nip the Funds in the Bud - Freezing Accounts in Execution of Judgments

There are various ways of executing court-issued judgments against the debtor in order to satisfy the judgment, with the most common being where the debtor settles the judgment debt by way of monetary payment, sale in execution of assets owned by the judgment debtor, issuing of a garnishee order or the issuance of an emoluments attachment order

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Breaking Trust in Employment Relationships

The employment relationship is one based on trust and where the conduct of either parties amounts to a violation of this virtue, it may result in the other party feeling discouraged to play their part in a way that achieves the goals of the arrangement.

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Affordability Assessment - How Far Should Credit Providers Go?

A significant number of South Africans are finding it challenging to honour their debt obligations, thereby resulting in some being declared over-indebted. To curtail this state of affairs, the National Credit Act places an obligation on credit providers to undertake affordability assessments before granting credit to consumers.

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When Dishonesty Bites Back - Selling Property

The Property Practitioners Act 22 of 2019 (the PPA) places an obligation on sellers to disclose to prospective buyers whether or not there are defects on the property before the purchaser buys the property. In fact, a disclosure form is now compulsory where the seller must disclose such information.

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When Dealing with Trusts Goes Wrong

When dealing with trusts, a recent case sheds light on the intricacies and legal principles involved.

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