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National Sport and Recreation Act, 1998 (Act No. 110 of 1998)

Fitness Industry Regulations, 2009

17. De-accreditation of and other sanctions against fitness establishment


If the Fitness Board is of the opinion that the fitness establishment has contravened its conditions of accreditation as determined by it from time to time, the Fitness –

a) a written warning to the fitness establishment;
b) a fine not exceeding R80 000 payable by the fitness establishment;
c) a suspension of the accreditation of the fitness establishment for a period of time as specified by the Fitness Board in writing;
d) the de-accreditation of the said establishment by stipulating in writing that de-accredited fitness establishment –
i) must be closed down; and
ii) may not carry on any of its former activities as an accredited fitness establishment in such de-accredited state as from a date determined by the Fitness Board in writing :

Provided that if such a de-accredited establishment fails to comply with a stipulation as referred to in subparagraph (i) and (ii) above, it shall commit an offence that is punishable by law; and

e) the down-grading of the fitness establishment to a level as determined by the Fitness Board in writing.