A Consumer's Right to Plain Language and to Be Informed in an Official Language that He Understands as Required by the National Credit Act. Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd v Dlamini 2013 1 Sa 219 (KZD)

Journal of Contemporary Roman-Dutch Law, Vol. 77, p. 155-164, 2014

10 Pages Posted: 28 Aug 2014  

Jannie Otto

University of Johannesburg

Date Written: February 27, 2014

Abstract

This case deals with the cancellation or termination of an instalment (sale) agreement, the return of a vehicle, the provisions in the National Credit Act dealing with the surrender of goods, the cooling-off period, the contents of credit agreements, the right to receive a document in an official language and in plain language, the duty of sales persons to explain the contents and meaning of a contract to illiterate persons, and ultimately the validity of the written contract between the parties.

Keywords: instalment sale agreement, cancellation of, surrender of goods, cooling off, plain language

Suggested Citation

Otto, Jannie, A Consumer's Right to Plain Language and to Be Informed in an Official Language that He Understands as Required by the National Credit Act. Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd v Dlamini 2013 1 Sa 219 (KZD) (February 27, 2014). Journal of Contemporary Roman-Dutch Law, Vol. 77, p. 155-164, 2014. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2487869

Jannie Otto (Contact Author)

University of Johannesburg ( email )

PO Box 524
Auckland Park
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2006
South Africa

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