Media Release

October 2021 It is illegal for a credit provider to take a consumer’s ID or cards when granting credit  
October 2021 Mortgages growth holds steady  
August 2021 Looting mayhem has cost some consumers dearly  
August 2021 Debt counselling offers new lease of life for over-indebted consumers  
July 2021 Men and finances  
July 2021 Credit extension slows down  
June 2021 The importance of knowing your credit status  
June 2021 The National Credit Regulator warns against false information on the National Credit Amendment Act relating to “Debt Intervention”  
April 2021 The NCR and the Credit Ombud rowing together in the same boat.  
March 2021 Don’t let bad credit pollute your life  
January 2021 Start the 2021 on a good note, spend wisely borrow wisely!  
December 2020 2020 has been difficult for many, spend wisely for a better New Year  
November 2020 Avoid spending what you do not have on Black Friday!  
October 2020 Covid-19 impact on credit extension  
September 2020 Media advisory cosumer rights webinar - Consumer protection matters to come under spotlight during the dtic dialogue  
September 2020 Media release consumer rights webinar - Consumer protection matters to come under spotlight during the dtic dialogue  
August 2020 Debt counselling provides hope for those in need  
July 2020 Managing debt during COVID-19 times  
April 2020 Consumers advised to use their credit life insurance for relief  
April 2020 Be careful of "fake" credit provider scams during the covid-19 pandemic  
March 2020 Avoid panic buying as it may lead to over-indebtedness  
March 2020 Know your Consumer Rights and be protected  
January 2020 Appeal court confirms Shoprite granted credit recklessly to consumers  
January 2020 National Credit Regulator: Asia Lamara’s registration as a debt counsellor cancelled
January 2020 Credit is expensive, be a smart consumer and borrow wisely!  
December 2019 Spend wisely this festive season, January is a few weeks away!                                                           
November 2019 Don’t let Black Friday lead to “Blacklisting”!
November 2019 National Credit Regulator: Do not be duped to pay for free services
October 2019 Increase in credit extension                                                           
August 2019 Consider debt counselling to defeat debt
July 2019 The Tribunal rules that child support and foster care grants cannot be used as consumer’s income to apply for credit.                                                          
July 2019 The High Court rules in favour of the NCR that set-off does not apply to credit agreements subject to the National Credit Act
May 2019 National Credit Regulator urges consumers to collect their cards and identity documents from credit providers
April 2019 Tribunal finds that the on the road fee, admin fee and handling fee charged by Volkswagen Financial Services South Africa (Pty) Ltd on credit agreements are unlawful
February 2019 Joint operation between NCR, Office of the Consumer Protector and SASSA in Sarah Baartman District Municipality in the Eastern Cape
January 2019 If you have to borrow, borrow wisely!
January 2019 - National Credit Regulator issues a public warning against fake loan scams
December 2018 Do not overdo it this festive season – Spend Wisely!
November 2018 The Supreme Court of Appeal dismisses the MFSA’s application for special leave to appeal the judgment of the Full Court of the North Gauteng
November 2018 Don’t let Black Friday be the reason for your financial woes!
November 2018 The National Credit Regulator to educate the community of Katlehong in Ekurhuleni on their consumer rights and debt counselling
October 2018 The National Credit Regulator issues a public warning about Charis Financial Services
October 2018 Credit extension seasonally surges
September 2018 If you can no longer afford to pay your debts, debt counselling could be of help
August 2018 The Full Bench of the North Gauteng High Court rules in favour of the dti and NCR in the MFSA review application on the interest rate on the short-term loan
August 2018 Supreme Court of Appeal grants the National Credit Regulator leave to appeal the Lewis Stores judgment
July 2018 8 NCR issues warning against fake loan scams
June 2018 J Credit extension slows down
April 2018 Consumer credit health improves
March 2018 Know your rights - Do not to pay any upfront fees when applying for loans
January 2018 Avoid over-indebtedness and borrow wisely
Novemeber 2017 Don’t shop till you drop on Black Friday - Spend Wisely
October 2017 National Credit Regulator issues a Compliance Notice to Volkswagen Financial Services South Africa (Pty) Ltd for charging consumers an on the road fee, admin fee and handling fee on credit agreements
September 2017 Tribunal finds Shoprite guilty of reckless lending
August 2017 Credit extension slows down
July 2017 National Credit Regulator refers Foschini Retail Group (Pty) Ltd to the National Consumer Tribunal for breach of the National Credit Act
June 2017 Recession may affect consumers badly
June 2017 NCR appeals NCT Judgment in favour of Lewis Stores
June 2017 National Credit Regulator refers Mr Price Group Limited to the National Consumer Tribunal for breach of the National Credit Act
May 2017 Tribunal declares Allied Capital (Pty) Ltd’s “pawn your car and still drive it” scheme unlawful and orders return of consumers’ cars
March 2017 National Credit Regulator and National Consumer Commission collaborate in enforcing consumer rights
March 2017 National Credit Regulator raids Nian Shun Trading in Theunissen
March 2017 The National Credit Regulator issues Compliance Notices to unregistered credit providers
February 2017 The National Consumer Tribunal cancels the registration of Eagle Cash Loans for contravention of National Credit Act
February 2017 Final Credit Life Insurance Regulations
January 2017 The National Credit Regulator applies for a declaratory order in the North Gauteng High Court
January 2017 Borrow responsibly with the future in mind