S129 notice to the consumer and “delivery”

There are many reasons why a consumer may default in his payments to a credit provider. Notwithstanding these reasons, the credit provider must follow certain procedures to enforce the agreement. The first step, is for the credit provider to deliver to the consumer a written notice in terms of Section 129(1)(a) of the National Credit […]

Standard acknowledgements of debt and the National Credit Act (NCA)

The new NCA does not only regulate instalment sale agreements and lease agreements in respect of movables as was done by its predecessor, the repealed Credit Agreements Act 75 of 1980. The NCA also applies to a much wider variety of credit agreements and has no monetary cap. Instead of instituting legal action a creditor […]