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Fund-raising Act, 1978 (Act No. 107 of 1978)


Regulations made under the Fundraising Act, 1978

2. Application for an Authority or Temporary Authority or for the Registration of any Branch of a Fundraising Organization


(1) Application for any authority or temporary authority or for the registration of any branch of a fund-raising organisation shall, subject to the provisions of sections 4(1)(c) and 28(1) of the Act, be made to the Director in the form of Schedule I.


(2) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in subregulation (1) contained, any such application for a temporary authority to collect contributions in the area or any part of the area of one region only may be made to the chief social welfare officer of the region concerned.


(3) If any authority under section 4(1) of the Act is granted to any organisation which has simultaneously with the application for such authority applied for the registration of one or more branches of such organisation, the application for such registration shall, for the purposes of section 5(1) of the Act, be deemed to have been made by a fund-raising organisation.


(4) No application for an authority under subregulation (1) shall be granted—
(a) unless the Director is satisfied that the provisions of regulation 3 have been complied with; and
(b) unless such application has been received by the Director before the expiration of the period referred to in the notice published in terms of the said regulation 3 in respect of such application or unless the late submission of the application has for good cause shown been condoned by the Director.


(5) The applicant shall be informed in writing of any application rejected under this regulation.


(6) Every authority or temporary authority shall be granted in the form of Schedule II or III respectively, and every registration certificate shall be issued in the form of Schedule IV.