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National Credit Act, 2005 (Act No. 34 of 2005)


Regulations for matters relating to the functions of the Tribunal and Rules for the conduct of matters before the National Consumer Tribunal

Part D : Hearings

27. Decisions of the Appeal panel

[Rule 27 heading substituted by rule 9 of Notice No. R. 203, GG 38557, dated 13 March 2015]


(1) The appeal panel may refer any matter to a panel appointed by the Chairperson for re-consideration or for such action as the appeal panel may decide.


(2) The appeal panel is not restricted to the record of the proceedings before a single member and may:
(a) call for additional documentation and representations from the parties on any matter relevant to the complaint; or
(b) procure expert evidence and further research.

[Rule 27(2) substituted by rule 19(1) of Notice 428 of 2011, GG 34405, dated 29 June 2011]


(3) The appeal panel, in collaboration with the Chairperson, may take any steps as are reasonably necessary for the just and effective determination of the appeal.

[Rule 27(3) substituted by rule 19(2) of Notice 428 of 2011, GG 34405, dated 29 June 2011]