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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

86. Minister may direct policy and require investigation



The Minister may—

a) by notice in the Gazette, issue policy directives to the Commission with respect to the application, administration and enforcement of this Act, but any such directives must be consistent with this Act; and
b) at any time direct the Commission to investigate—
i) an alleged contravention of this Act; or
ii) any matter or circumstances with respect to the purposes of this Act, whether or not those circumstances appear at the time of the direction to amount to a possible contravention of this Act.