Consumer Affairs (Unfair Business Practices) Validation Act (Act 3 of 2009)

Gauteng Provincial Gazette no. 84
This is the latest version of this legislation commenced on 09 Apr 2009.
Gauteng

South Africa

Consumer Affairs (Unfair Business Practices) Validation Act

Act 3 of 2009

  • Published in Gauteng Provincial Gazette no. 84 on 9 April 2009

  • Commenced on 9 April 2006

  • [This is the version of this document from 9 April 2009 and includes any amendments published up to 27 July 2021.]


ACTTo validate actions taken by the Gauteng Consumer Affairs Court from the date it started to operate until the date of its establishment under section 13(1) of the Consumer Affairs (Unfair Business Practices) Act No. 7 of 1996 as validated by the Consumer Affairs (Unfair Business Practices) Validation Act No. 8 of 1997; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
WHEREAS the Gauteng Consumer Affairs Court started to operate on 11 February 2000;AND WHEREAS the Gauteng Consumer Affairs Court was not established in accordance with section 13(1) of the Consumer Affairs (Unfair Business Practices) Act No. 7 of 1996 as validated by the Consumer Affairs (Unfair Business Practices) Validation Act No. 8 of 1997 until 07 July 2008;AND WHEREAS it is necessary to validate all actions taken by the Gauteng Consumer Affairs Court from the date it started to operate until the date of its establishment:BE IT ENACTED by the Provincial Legislature of Gauteng as follows:—


1. Validation of actions of the Gauteng Consumer Affairs Court prior to its establishment

All the actions of the Gauteng Consumer Affairs Court purportedly taken from 11 February 2000 until the date of its establishment in accordance with section 13(1) of the Consumer Affairs (Unfair Business Practices) Act, 1996 (Act No. 7 of 1996) as validated by the Consumer Affairs (Unfair Business Practices) Validation Act, 1997 (Act No. 8 of 1997) are hereby declared and deemed to be valid notwithstanding non-compliance with section 13(1) of the said Act.

2. Short title

This Act is called the Consumer Affairs (Unfair Business Practices) Validation Act, 2009.