23-01-2012, 11:57 PM
Reading the recent discussion surrounding whether or not the CPA applies to prepaid data got me thinking about the Gautrain. They offer a 7-day and 35-day pass with a limited number of trips between specified stations, in addition to the standard pay-as-you-go capability. Would this be considered in breach of the CPA clause stating prepaid devices expire only when the full value has been used or 3 years pass, whichever occurs first. Could one argue that the Gautrain gold card is such a prepaid device, regardless of whether you use it on a pay-as-you-go basis or by purchasing a set number of trips between stations.