To provide for the prohibition or control of certain business practices; and for matters connected therewith.
Last update: March 2008
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The Act has been updated with :
Notice No. 306 of 205 – Control over Preserved Timber – published in Government Gazette No. 27314 dated 21 February 2005; and
Notice No. 469 of 2005 – Advance Fee Payment Schemes – published in Government Gazette No. 27414 dated 24 March 2005.
Amended by the Consumer Affairs (Unfair Business Practices) Act, 2001 (Act 21 of 2001), assented to and signed by the President on 20 September 2001 with a commencement date of 26 September 2001.
A Notice in terms of Section 12(2)(d) of the Act has been added to the Act, Notice 2706, dated 24 December 1999.
Notice 1956 regarding Nominees received to serve as members of the Special Court, as published in Gazette 20400 dated 20 August 1999, has been added to the site.
The Consumer Affairs (Unfair Business Practices) Act, 1988 has been added to the site on 9 July and is completely up to date.The last update being the Harmful Business Practices Amendment Act, 1999, which came into operation on the 14 May 1999.
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