The Small Print

Terms & Conditions

  1. Scootie’s Seconds accepts no liability for losses as a result of sales or purchases of any items.
  2. All sales are FINAL.
  3. Scootie’s Seconds does not offer any form of credit or HP options. We do have a 3-month lay buy option.
  4. Items purchased on lay buy must be paid in full before they will be released.
  5. Any late or missed payments on lay buys will forfeit the item AND all funds paid to date.
  6. All goods must be fully inspected by the buyer BEFORE money changes hands. Scootie’s Seconds will always attempt to point out any defects on items thus conforming to Subsection (6)(a) and (b) of the Consumer Protection Act.
  7. When Scootie’s Seconds purchases items, the seller MUST provide proof of ID and contact information.
  8. Scootie’s Seconds WILL NOT buy items that we suspect may be stolen.
  9. If Scootie’s Seconds purchases an item and later discovers that item was stolen, it will be returned to the rightful owner and the seller/ source of the item will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
  10. Any breakages in store MUST be paid for at full retail price.
  11. Scootie’s Seconds reserves all rights of admission to our store.
  12. Scootie’s Seconds accepts no liability for accidental damages suffered to persons or property during collections and delivery of items where negligence could not be proved.
  13. Scootie’s Seconds WILL NOT pawn any items. All items sold to Scootie’s Seconds will be made available for sale at retail price ON THE SAME DAY.
  14. Sellers who change their mind will have 24 hours to reclaim their item at the price Scootie’s Seconds paid, unless the item has already been sold during this time.
  15. Sellers who want to buy back their items more than 24 hours after selling, will have to pay full retail price for the items.
  16. Scootie’s Seconds reserves the right to request a 48-hour hold on items brought in for sale in order to confirm authenticity, value and ownership of ANY item.
  17. Scootie’s Seconds WILL NOT purchase any items that are not in working order, not complete or not cleaned.
  18. The following items will automatically be subject to a 48-Hour hold unless the seller can provide proof of ownership:
  • Cell Phones
  • Laptops / Tablets / Computers
  • Cameras
  • Musical Instruments
  • Bicycles

48-Hour Hold

  • The 48-Hour Hold policy allows Scootie’s Seconds to hold an item for 48 hours in order to do further research on that item BEFORE agreeing to purchase it from a seller
  • During this 48-hour period the item WILL NOT be offered for sale or advertised.
  • The item WILL NOT be transported off site from Scootie’s Seconds
  • The item may be subject to inspection by third parties and/or experts.
  • The item’s serial numbers and/ or description may be advertised in selected media to verify that it has not been reported stolen.
  • Should the seller change their mind about selling during a 48-hour hold, they can collect their item at any time and cancel their offer to sell.
  • Should an ownership conflict arise during a 48-hour hold, the item in question WILL NOT be released to either party without sufficient proof of ownership, or consultation with the Police.

Lay Buy Policy

  • Lay Buys are ONLY available on items valued over R 600.
  • Lay Buys can ONLY be extended up to 3 months.
  • The first payment is due ON DAY 1 of the Lay Buy. No item will be set aside before the first payment has been received.
  • All subsequent payments are due EXACTLY 1 calendar month after the previous payment. Should the due date fall on a holiday or weekend, the payment will be due on the first working week-day following the due date.
  • No items will be released until payment has been received in full.
  • Late payments or missed payments will FORFEIT all rights to the item on lay buy AND all funds paid to date.