Legal Articles and Guides
Vodacom was found guilty by the National Consumer Tribunal of ‘unconscionable conduct’ for, among other things, imposing a contract cancellation penalty so high that it negated its customers' right to escape their contract obligations early, reports TimesLIVE.
A KFC advert was found to be misleading by the Advertising Regulatory Board after it promised customers a nine-piece bucket for R149.90 with free large chips.
SA’s biggest body representing doctors has asked the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) to vote against the passing of the National Health Insurance Bill in its current form.
SA’s Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) found nothing wrong with The Sex Expo's advert of a woman's buttocks in a G-string after 13 complainants said it was offensive, degrading to women, and harmful to children, reports News24.
For a relatively small office, the Credit Ombud had to wade through more than 30 000 inquiries and 3 645 disputes in 2022, says a Moneyweb report.
The Information Regulator says unless the Department of Basic Education gets parental consent, they will not be able to publish matric results, reports News24.
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The Stellenbosch University Law Clinic has been given judicial go-head to launch a class action against Lifestyle Direct Group International and its affiliated websites, in an attempt to claw back money it took from thousands of desperate loan seekers.
A modern day David has scored a victory against a corporate Goliath as the court declared the Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) is acting unconstitutionally when it makes rulings about non-members and their advertising.
Ticking and hissing noises inside the car and a Bluetooth system which does not perform optimally when the vehicle travelled beyond 70km an hour are not defects enough to render the vehicle dysfunctional.
An attorney who specialises in consumer law has reported several companies in the timeshare and holiday club industry to the Payments Association of SA (Pasa) for alleged abuse of the payment system.
A motorist with two million-rand cars was so irked when he found they were too expensive to qualify for a R505 bonsella that he submitted a formal complaint.
Business group Sakeliga has threatened legal action against the Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) unless Minister Ebrahim Patel reverses his recently announced restriction on the sale of warm or cooked foods, notes a News24 report.
What happens if your fixed-term lease expires without an extension agreement? Is there any lease in place at all? If so what terms and conditions apply? What rental is payable? We discuss the answers to those questions with reference to the Rental Housing Act and to a recent High Court judgment in which a landlord, in claiming damages from an ex-tenant, relied on a verbal agreement to increase rental after expiry of a written lease.