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


South African Automotive Industry Code of Conduct

Part B : Alternative Dispute Resolution

18. General administrative powers of Ombud


18.1 The Ombud may for the performance of functions in the MIOSA and as a charge against or for the benefit of the funds of the MIOSA, as the case may be—
18.1.1 hire, purchase or otherwise acquire property, and let, sell or otherwise dispose of property so purchased or acquired;
18.1.2 enter into an agreement with any person for the performance of any specific act or function or the rendering of specific services;
18.1.3 insure the office against any loss, damage, risk or liability;
18.1.4 employ sufficiently trained persons to assist the Ombud, determine their terms of appointment and, subject to such conditions as may be determined by the Ombud, delegate or assign to any such employee, including a Deputy Ombud, any administrative function vesting in the Ombud in terms of this part;
18.1.5 obtain such professional advice as may reasonably be required; and
18.1.6 in general, do anything which is necessary or expedient for the achievement of the objectives of the Ombud.