KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT AND THE NATIONAL CREDIT ACT
Professor Tjakie Naudé, Department of Private Law; Sapna Mesthrie, Department of Commercial Law, University of Cape Town
Tuesday 23–Thursday 25 January 3.00 pm COURSE FEES R330; Staff and students R165
This three-lecture course will first concentrate on some rights of consumers under the Consumer Protection Act, focusing specifically on the consumer’s right to quality goods and services. This includes a discussion on the remedies for consumers aggrieved by the quality of the goods and services. The course will also consider some aspects of consumer rights under the National Credit Act, which governs consumer credit agreements, and focusing particularly on the rights of borrowers and an overview of prohibited lending practices.
Consumer Protection Act, 68 of 2008
National Credit Act, 34 of 2005
Consumer Goods and Services Ombud, Advisory Notes, available at: https://www.cgso.org.za/cgso/advisory-notes/