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Lewis Referred to Consumer Tribunal Again

On Tuesday, Lewis Group announced that its subsidiary, Lewis Stores would face the National Consumer Tribunal (NCT) for suspected contraventions of the National Credit Act (NCA). Lewis may be fined heftily if found to be at fault.

The National Credit Regulator (NCR) referred Lewis to the tribunal for allegedly breaching the NCA in its dealings with customers since 2007, the retailer said. Continue reading

consumer debt

SA Consumer Debt – Don’t Get Trapped

Consumer Debt in South Africa

Consumer debt is a major problem in our country. For this reason, we should all be at our most vigilant, when it comes to over-committing ourselves to consumer debt.

South Africa’s economic troubles are nothing new. But, as a credit rating downgrade to junk status looms ever closer, consumer debt has never been a more pressing issue. Continue reading

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Consumer Protection Bodies Join Forces!

Enhanced Consumer Protection

To enhance consumer protection, the National Consumer Commissioner Ebrahim Mohamed has highlighted the necessity for consumer protection bodies to support one other’s work efforts, instead of “stepping on each other’s toes.”

The three major consumer protection bodies under the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) are the National Consumer Commission (NCC), the National Consumer Tribunal (NCT) and the National Credit Regulator (NCR). Continue reading