The Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA) is an industry association that represents Retail and Manufacturing member companies in a sector that is one of the largest sources of employment in South Africa.
At the core of CGCSA’s purpose lies our vision, which is to become leading Consumer Goods industry platform for advocacy, collaboration and best practice in Africa.
The Competition Tribunal is an independent adjudicative body established in terms of section 26 of the Competition Act, No. 89 of 1998 (Act). It has jurisdiction throughout the Republic of South Africa. It exercises its functions in accordance with the Act, the Constitution and without fear, favour or prejudice.
A united responsible voice, the SA National Consumer Union is a voluntary autonomous body that today represents millions of consumers. Its membership extends from the vitally important grass-roots support of leading women’s organisations such as the various Women’s Agricultural Unions, the National Council of Women of South Africthrough to influential bodies such as the DENOSthe Association of Retired Persons and Pensioners, KONTAK, etc. Being an independent organisation, the Consumer Union speaks with authority on behalf of all consumers. Its opinions are sought by manufacturers, retailers, the agricultural sector, the SA Bureau of Standards and Government. It works in close co-operation with all the above where the interest of the consumer is concerned. Its policy has always been one of communication and consultation before confrontation. It aims to build up consumers’ awareness of their rights, responsibilities and bargaining powers through education, information and protection.
The role of the Tribunal is to adjudicate on: Applications made in terms of the National Credit Act 34 of 2005 by consumers, credit providers, credit bureaux, debt counsellors and the National Credit Regulator including applications for interim relief and a review of the National Credit Regulator’s decisions, matters referred to by the National Credit Regulator or complaints related to allegations of prohibited conduct, and consent orders
The National Black Consumer Council is a non profit organisation registered with the Department of Social Development. It was formed in July 2017 by a group of social activists who realised the need to organise consumers into a viable force to fight the ever increasing prices of goods especially basic food stuff
The National Consumer Commission (NCC) is the primary regulator of consumer-business interaction in South Africa, and was created by government under the auspices of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), to ensure economic welfare of consumers. Consumers play a vital role in the growth of the economy and thus contribute to the national fiscus and the development of the country.
The National Consumer Commission (NCC) is the primary regulator of consumer-business interaction in South Africand was created by government under the auspices of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), to ensure economic welfare of consumers. Consumers play a vital role in the growth of the economy and thus contribute to the national fiscus and the development of the country.