- 90309_remarks_by_the_minister_of_human_settlements,_mmamoloko_kubayi_on_housing_consumer_protection_bill,_national_assembly,_cape_town,_14_march_2023.pdf0.44 MB
Since the promulgation of the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act No. 95 of 1998 on 04 June 1999, the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) has identified several challenges with certain key provisions of the Act, which impacted negatively on the efficiency of the Council’s mandate.
The inefficiencies identified on the current Act, related to inadequate protection of housing consumers, the transformation of the industry, the high risk of litigation, the inadequate enforcement powers, the ineffective alternative dispute resolution mechanism and the excessive turnaround time of the current enforcement procedures.
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