n SA Mercantile Law Journal = SA Tydskrif vir Handelsreg - Establishing when a franchise is actually a franchise - 'if it looks like a duck, smells like a duck and quacks like a duck, it is usually a duck'

Volume 22, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1015-0099
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2185



For some time now there have been calls for the introduction of legislation to regulate the franchise relationship. At one stage it was expected that the legislature would introduce franchise-specific legislation, but the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has chosen to bring franchising within the ambit of the Consumer Protection Act.

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