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

Chapter 5 : National Consumer Protection Institutions

Part C : Functions of Commission

94. Promotion of legislative reform



In order to better achieve the purposes of this Act in relation to laws that govern matters affecting consumers, the Commission must —

a) identify any national or provincial legislation, or other public regulation, that—
i) affects the welfare of consumers; and
ii) is inconsistent with the purposes of this Act;
b) consult with—
i) relevant provincial consumer protection authorities;
ii) organs of state within the national sphere of government; and

with respect to legislation identified in terms of paragraph (a) with the object of developing proposals for reform of that legislation; and

c) report from time to time to the Minister with recommendations for achieving the progressive transformation and reform of law contemplated in this section.