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

Chapter 5 : National Consumer Protection Institutions

Part B : Establishment of National Consumer Commission

85. Establishment of National Consumer Commission



1) The National Consumer Commission is hereby established as an organ of state within the public administration, but as an institution outside the public service.


2) The Commission—
a) has jurisdiction throughout the Republic;
b) is a juristic person;
c) must exercise the functions assigned to it in terms of this Act or any other law, or by the Minister, in—
i) the most cost-efficient and effective manner; and
ii) in accordance with the values and principles mentioned in section 195 of the Constitution.