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Welcome to the National Credit Regulator

The National Credit Regulator (NCR) was established as the regulator under the National Credit Act 34 of 2005 (the Act) and is responsible for the regulation of the South African credit industry. It is tasked with carrying out education, research, policy development, registration of industry participants, investigation of complaints, and ensuring enforcement of the Act.
 
The Act requires the Regulator to promote the development of an accessible credit market, particularly to address the needs of historically disadvantaged persons, low income persons, and remote, isolated or low density communities.
 
The NCR is also tasked with the registration of credit providers, credit bureaux and debt counsellors; and enforcement of compliance with the Act.

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Deadline looming for credit provider registration

/ 08 Nov

Media Release: November 2016 As from the 11th November 2016, all persons and entities granting credit should be registered with the National Credit Regulator (NCR), says Nthupang ...

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Lewis Stores (Pty) Ltd found to be in breach of th…

/ 13 Sep

Media Release: September 2016 The National Credit Regulator (NCR), referred Lewis Stores Ltd (Lewis Stores) and Monarch Insurance Company Ltd (Monarch) to the National Consumer Tr...

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Borrow wisely and avoid over-indebtedness

/ 18 Jan

Media Release  January 2016 It is that time of the year where some consumers find themselves having to borrow money for January expenses such as school uniforms, registration fees...

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National Credit Regulator refers 13 (thirteen) cre…

/ 18 Jan

Media Release  February 2016 National Credit Regulator refers 13 (thirteen) credit providers to the National Consumer Tribunal for various breach of the National Credit Act. The N...

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Up-tick in new credit extension

/ 21 Dec

Media Release  December 2015 The National Credit Regulator (NCR) today released the ‘Consumer Credit Market Report’ (CCMR) and the Credit Bureau Monitor (CBM), which are based on ...

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Consumers urged to curb spending spree during fest…

/ 08 Dec

Media Release  December 2015 With the festive season already upon us, most consumers will be getting bonuses and some will be spending like there is no tomorrow. The National Cred...

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TAKING THE NATIONAL CREDIT REGULATOR TO SEKHUKHUNE…

/ 01 Dec

Media Release 01 December 2015   Following the investigations conducted by the National Credit Regulator (NCR) on the sale of retrenchment and occupational disability insurance c...

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National Credit Regulator raids debt counsellors o…

/ 19 Nov

Media Release November 2015    The National Credit Regulator (NCR) in a special operation conducted raids on 11 debt counsellor firms in the Western Cape, who operate call centres...

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National Credit Regulations 2015

/ 18 Nov

National Credit Regulations Amendment of the Regulations (Act No 34 of 2005) Schedule 1-Prescribed forms Schedule 2-Prescribed fees Draft Credit Life Insurance Regulation, 20...

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Know your credit status

/ 19 Oct

Media Release October 2015   To educate consumers about credit information, credit statuses and credit scores, the National Credit Regulator (NCR) in partnership with the Credit ...

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National Credit Regulator refers Shoprite Investme…

/ 14 Oct

Media Release  October 2015 The National Credit Regulator (NCR) has announced that it has referred Shoprite Investments Ltd and Shoprite Insurance Company Ltd (“Shoprite”) to the ...

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Marginal uptick in mortgages credit extension

/ 30 Sep

Media Release September 2015   The National Credit Regulator (NCR) today released the Consumer Credit Market Report (CCMR) and the Credit Bureau Monitor (CBM), which are based on...

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National Credit Regulator raids the Western Cape

/ 25 Sep

Media Release September 2015   The National Credit Regulator (NCR) conducting raids in the Western Cape in the past week to root out credit providers who are contravening the Nati...

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The National Consumer Tribunal cancels the registr…

/ 23 Sep

Media Release September 2015  On 18 September 2015, the National Consumer Tribunal (NCT) cancelled the registration of credit provider, Mayibuye Cash Loans CC NCRCP 388 (Mayibuye)...

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National Credit Regulator refers JDG Trading (Pty)…

/ 06 Aug

  Media Release August 2015                  The National Credit Regulator (NCR) has announced that it has referred JDG Trading (Pty) Ltd (JDG Trading) and JDG Micro Life Ltd (J...

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National Credit Regulator refers Lewis Stores (Pty…

/ 09 Jul

Media Release July 2015              The National Credit Regulator (NCR) has announced that it has referred Lewis Stores Ltd (Lewis Stores) and Monarch Insurance Company Ltd (Mon...

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Credit extension slows down

/ 25 Jun

Media Release June 2015   The National Credit Regulator (NCR) today released the ‘Consumer Credit Market Report’ (CCMR) and the Credit Bureau Monitor (CBM), which are based on th...

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Uptick in consumer credit during festive period

/ 24 Jun

Media Release March 2015   The National Credit Regulator (NCR) today released the ‘Consumer Credit Market Report’ (CCMR) and the Credit Bureau Monitor (CBM), which are based on t...

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