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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

89. Conflicting interests



The Commissioner, and any other employee of the Commission, or person appointed by the Commission to be an inspector or investigator, may not—

a) engage in any activity that may undermine the integrity of the Commission;
b) participate in any investigation, hearing or decision concerning a matter in respect of which that person has a direct financial interest or any similar personal interest;
c) make private use of, or profit from, any confidential information obtained as a result of performing that person’s official functions in the Commission; or
d) divulge any information referred to in paragraph (c) to any third party, except as required as part of that person’s official functions within the Commission.