Lecture 4. Consumer Protection

Relevant Legislation


There are several pieces of legislation that contain consumer protection provisions that are applicable to electronic contracts. However, the main sources are the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act (ECTA) and the Consumer Protection Act (CPA).

Recommended Reading

T Naude ‘The Consumer’s ‘Right to Fair, Reasonable and Just Terms’ Under the New Consumer Protection Act in Comparative Perspective’(2011) 23(3) South African Law Journal 505

S Papadopoulos ‘Online Consumer Protection’ Cyberlaw@SA III pp 53 – 91