Acts

Children’s Act – abr.

Author : Dykes, van Heerden – ATTORNEYS & CONVEYANCERS CHILDREN’S ACT MAJORITY AGE: Certain portions of the Children’s Act, Act 38 of 2005 came into operation on the 1 July 2007. Probably the most far-reaching provision in terms of the act, as...

Civil Union Act – abr.

Author : Dykes, van Heerden – ATTORNEYS & CONVEYANCERS Civil Union Act, 2006: The Civil Union Act, 2006 came into effect on 30 November 2006, with the aim to provide for the solemnization of civil unions by way of either a marriage or civil partnership, the...

Constitution Act 1996 – It`s Time for Change…

Author : Millers Attorneys THE CONSTITUTION ACT OF 1996 … ‘It’s Time for Change…’ Insurance contracts are frequently seen to have a clause that if a claim is repudiated, the insured has 90 days to institute action, failing which the...

CPA 68 of 2008

CPA 68 of 2008 CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT 68 of 2008 Download...

CPA 68 of 2008 – Overview

Author : Andre van Greunen – VgV Attorneys, Notaries & Conveyancers NOTES ON CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT 68 OF 2008 1.PURPOSE OF THE POLICY OF ACT Forms the legal framework for a consumer market that is fair and responsible for the benefit of the consumer...

Debt Collectors Act 1998

DEBT COLLECTORS ACT 1998 An extract from: Estate Agency Affairs Board – DEBT COLLECTORS ACT The Debt Collectors Act :- There has recently been much polemic as to whether or not those estate agents engaged in the management and administration of rental property...

Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 2001

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSACTIONS ACT 2002 To provide for the facilitation and regulation of electronic communications and transactions; to provide for the development of a national e-strategy for the Republic; to promote universal access to electronic...

Estate Agency Affairs Act 112 of 1976…

Author : EAAB ESTATE AGENCY AFFAIRS ACT 112 of 1976: To provide for the establishment of an Estate Agency Affairs Board and an Estate Agents Fidelity Fund; for the control of certain activities of estate agents in the public interest … Download...

Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act 95 of 1998

Author : Millers Attorneys Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act 95 of 1998 1. One of the purposes of the Act is to make provision for the protection of housing consumers. It also creates the NATIONAL HOME BUILDERS REGISTRATION COUNCIL (NHBRC), whose objects are,...

Housing Consumers protection Measures Act 95 of 1998 (part2)

Author : Millers Attorneys Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act 95 of 1998 (part 2) Financial assistance to housing consumers: 1.The Act obliges the NHBRC to establish a fund to provide assistance to housing consumers under circumstances where a home builder...

Interception of Communication Act 70 of 2002

Author : Millers Attorneys Interception of Communication Act 70 of 2002 The so-called Interception Act has been assented to but yet has to come into operation. The Act regulates the extent to which individuals and corporations may lawfully intercept and monitor their...

Matrimonial Property Act 88 of 1984 … some info

Matrimonial Property Act 88 of 1984 … Questions and answers: What is the Matrimonial Property Act? Matrimonial property is property owned or obtained by either or both married spouses before or during their marriage. It is sometimes called ‘matrimonial...

National Credit Act – NCA

Introduction to the National Credit Act Credit is one of the cornerstones of modern capitalism that lubricates the economy and promotes commercial activity. However, credit enables people to spend money they don’t have, spend more money than they earn, use...

National Credit Act – NCA – abr.

Author : Dykes, van Heerden – ATTORNEYS & CONVEYANCERS NATIONAL CREDIT ACT: INTRODUCTION The National Credit Act (hereinafter referred to as “the NCA”) was passed by Parliament on the 10th of March 2006. The main provisions of the Act came into effect on the 1st of June 2007

PREVENTION OF ORGANISED CRIME ACT NO. 121 OF 1998 [POCA]

To introduce measures to combat organised crime, money laundering and criminal gang activities; to prohibit certain activities relating to racketeering activities; to provide for the prohibition of money laundering and for an obligation to report certain information….

Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 [POPI]

In simple terms, the purpose of the PoPI Act is to ensure that all South African institutions conduct themselves in a responsible manner when collecting, processing, storing and sharing another entity’s personal information by holding them accountable should they abuse or compromise your personal information in any way.

Protections Disclosure Act 2000

PROTECTIONS DISCLOSURE ACT 2000 Act No 26, 2000 Protected Disclosure Act ACT To make provision for procedures in terms of which employees in both the private and the public sector may disclose information regarding unlawful or irregular conduct by their employers or...