Consumer Protection Act South Africa Rental Agreements

  • September 15, 2021
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• Are our rental contracts suitable for consumers It should be noted, however, that the provisions of subsection (e) v) of the definition of the service must also be respected. This subsection provides that the service includes access to or use of premises or other immovable property within the meaning of a lease. Perhaps one of the main challenges posed by the CPA is the reduction in rental security resulting from the conclusion of long-term lease agreements by the parties. On the other hand, the CPA provides that a tenant may terminate a rental agreement by announcing in writing such a termination of 20 working days, regardless of the existence of contrary provisions in the rental agreement. In the current circumstances, it is understandable that a landlord would want to try to prohibit a good tenant who wants to terminate a lease prematurely from doing so. . . .