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


Consumer Protection Act Regulations

1. Short title and definitions


1) These regulations are the Consumer Protection Act Regulations.


2) In these regulations, unless the context indicates otherwise, any word or expression to which a meaning has been assigned in the Act has the same meaning, and—



means the Consumer Protection Act, 2008 (Act No. 68 of 2008);



means the Department of Trade and Industry;


"in writing"

includes any electronic means recognised by the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, 2002 (Act No. 25 of 2002); and


"public officer"

means that person defined in Chapter III (General Provisions) of Part V of the Income Tax Act, 1962 (Act 58 of 1962).