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

Chapter 5 : National Consumer Protection Institutions

Part C : Functions of Commission

98. Advice and recommendations to Minister



In addition to any other advice or reporting requirements set out in this Part, the Commission is responsible to—

a) advise the Minister on matters relating to consumer protection and on the determination of national norms and standards regarding consumer protection in terms of this Act that should apply generally throughout the Republic;
b) recommend to the Minister changes to bring about uniformity in the legislation in the various provinces in relation to consumer protection in terms of this Act;
c) report annually on market practices and the implications for consumer choice and competition in the consumer market;
d) enquire into and report to the Minister on any matter concerning the purposes of this Act; and
e) advise the Minister in respect of any matter referred to it by the Minister.