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Ombudsman sets out what consumers should know about prescription

The Ombudsman for Banking Services (OBS) has issued a communication that alerts consumers to their rights when it comes to debt that has prescribed. According to ombudsman Reana Steyn, most consumers are ignorant that creditors are prohibited from collecting prescribed debts that fall under the National Credit Act (NCA). The Prescription Act, read with section […]

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Check out MBSE’s redesigned and updated National Credit Act courses

Moonstone Business School of Excellence (MBSE) has completely revamped its two popular online courses on the National Credit Act (NCA) and will add a third course. All three courses provide the practical knowledge that credit providers and credit agents need when applying the NCA in their day-to-day activities. All three courses are ideal for credit […]

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Credit Provider Registration

The article below was written by Janine Will, Senior Associate in the Commercial Department of Garlicke & Bousfield Inc, and published in Commercial Law News. The current legal requirement that only those credit providers that have a total principal debt owed to them, under all outstanding credit agreements, other than incidental credit agreements, exceeding R500,000 […]

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