• Adami Geldenhuys

New Provincial Bill: Northern Cape Consumer Protection Bill, 2022


The Northern Cape Consumer Protection Bill, 2022 was published on 10 June 2022 (GenN1084 GG 46543 p162 10Jun2022). A copy is available at

https://www.gov.za/sites/default/files/gcis_document/202206/46543gen1084.pdf


The purpose of the Bill is: “To repeal the Northern Cape Consumer Protection Act, 2012 (Act No. 1 of 2012); to make provision for certain definitions; to provide for the Provincial Consumer Protection Authority as a Unit within the Department of Economic Development and Tourism; to provide for the appointment of the Consumer Protector, Deputy Consumer Protector; and to provide for all management arrangements related to the Authority and Consumer Court; to provide for the establishment of a Consumer Court for the Province; to provide for the appointment of members and a Registrar for the Consumer Court; to provide for the functioning and administration of the Consumer Court; and to provide for matters connected therewith.”


Comments are invited within 30 days of publication of the government gazette notice.

#consumerlaw #consumerprotection #consumercourt


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Date posted: 22 June 2022

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