MEC to spell out impact of Consumer Protection Act today

2011-04-11 00:00

BUSINESSPEOPLE who are flouting the provisions of the new Consumer Protection Act (CPA) in KZN will be dealt with harshly, the MEC for Economic Development and Tourism, Michael Mabuyakhulu, warned yesterday

He said the Act, due to come into effect this month, will have an impact on contracts, warranties, returns and refunds, late deliveries and marketing, among other aspects.

Mabuyakhulu will explain the provisions of the new Act at a workshop in Durban today.

The Economic Development and Tourism Department in KZN is entrusted with the protection of consumer rights in the province.

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