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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 E : General Rules

33. Representation of parties


(1) A party to a matter may act in person or appoint a representative.


(2) A person appointed as representative must notify the Registrar and the other parties to the matter by providing them with the following particulars—
(a) name;
(b) postal address and address for service of documents;
(c) telephone and fax numbers;
(d) e-mail address;
(e) Tribunal Reference Number of the matter; and
(f) name of the person represented.


(3) A party who terminates a representative's authority to act in a matter must notify the Registrar and the other parties, and—
(a) if that party will then act in person, provide the details as listed in rules 33(2)(b) to 33(2)(e).

[Rule 33(3)(a) substituted by rule 30 of Notice No. R. 203, GG 38557, dated 13 March 2015]

(b) if another representative has been appointed, provide details as listed in rule 33(2).


(4) On receipt of a notice under rule 33(2) or rule 33(3), the address given in that notice will become the party's address for all notification and service required in that matter.


(5) A party does not need to be represented by a legal representative before the Tribunal.