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Consumer Protection Act, 2008 (Act No. 68 of 2008)

Chapter 6 : Enforcement of Act

Part C : Offences and penalties

113. Vicarious liability



1) If an employee or agent of a person is liable in terms of this Act for anything done or omitted in the course of that person’s employment or activities on behalf of their principal, the employer or principal is jointly and severally liable with that person.


2) This section does not apply in respect of criminal liability.