Law News

WHEN YOUR PRODUCT POSES A CANCER RISK

In the case of Johnson v Monsanto recently decided in California in the United States, a jury recently delivered a ground-breaking judgement against agriculture products manufacturer, Monsanto. The case involved ...
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Kaapse prokureur wil met klas-aksie na hof oor tyddeel-vergrype in SA

KAAPSTAD. – ‘n Kommersiële plaaslike prokureur beplan ‘n Suid-Afrikaanse klas-aksie teen tyddeel-verskaffers om al haar kliënte se beleggings in die bedryf terug te eis omdat sy aanvoer dat die kontrakte ...
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Biggest bank robbery in SA history: 60 issue summons against FNB

CAPE TOWN.  – The biggest bank robbery in South African history is heading for the Johannesburg High Court as sixty victims of the robberies have issued summons against First National ...
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Grootste bankroof in SA geskiedenis: 60 kliënte dagvaar ENB

KAAPSTAD. – Die grootste bankroof in die geskiedenis van Suid-Afrika gaan straks ‘n nadraai in die hof hê met 60 slagoffers van die roof wat Eerste Nasionale Bank nou dagvaar ...
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SA attorney plans class action to address time-share ‘abuses’ against consumers

CAPE TOWN – A local attorney is planning a class action against time-share suppliers to demand the full return of clients’ payments to them because the contracts are illegal and ...
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Product recall- a supplier’s worst-case scenario. How can you plan to decrease the risk?

The National Consumer Commissioner issued guidelines in respect of product recall in June 2012. They can be found at http://www.polity.org.za/article/consumer-protection-act-682008-national-consumer-commission-consumer-product-safety-recall-guidelines-gazette-no-35434-notice-490-2012-06-13. These guidelines are particularly onerous for suppliers. A recall will ...
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Timeshare -how to get out with your money

Class action planned to address time-share ‘abuses’ against consumers  CAPE TOWN – A local attorney is planning a class action against time-share suppliers to demand the full return of clients’ ...
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Ford Kuga- pay back the money

Ford announced the recall of the Kuga 1.6 litre EcoBoost models manufactured between 2012 and 2014. This offers Kuga owners repairs at Ford's expense to their vehicles but does not ...
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POPI- tell me what I need to know in five quick points

The Protection of Personal Information Act becomes effective on 1 July 2020. There is a one year grace period from the commencement date. You have until 30 June 2021 to ...
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Ombuds and consumer helplines

A list of ombuds and consumer helplines with their contact details follows. The information was sourced from a third party and may not be completely reliable. If you find any ...
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