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Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Act, 2010 (Act No. 2 of 2010)

Chapter 4 : General Provisions, Short Title and Commencement

45. Regulations


(1) The Minister may make regulations regarding—
(a) subject to subsection (2), any matter that mayor must be prescribed in terms of this Act;
(b) subject to subsection (2), the form and manner in which an application required under this Act must be made;
(c) subject to subsection (2), the format of a certificate which may be issued under this Act;
(d) subject to subsection (2), the format of any notice contemplated in this Act;
(e) fees contemplated in section 43;
(f) the control and monitoring of commercial activities at events;
(g) the education of spectators and event organisers by controlling bodies;
(h) the accredited training of stadium, venue and event personnel; and
(i) subject to subsection (2), any other ancillary or incidental administrative or procedural matter that it is necessary to prescribe for the proper implementation or administration of this Act.


(2) The Minister of Police may make regulations on—
(a) matters related to safety and security, including but not limited to—
(i) the information in respect of planned events; or
(ii) the ticketing of events;
(b) the criteria, conditions and other requirements for the issuing of certificates in respect of the event; and
(c) all matters related to accreditation.


(3) The Minister of Police may, make regulations on matters related to safety and security, including but not limited to—
(a) the respective roles and responsibilities of safety and security role-players at events;
(b) the deployment of state security services at events;
(c) the provision of emergency and essential services at events;
(d) the powers of police officials at events;
(e) the functioning and monitoring of the VOC; or
(f) the control of vendors at events;


(4) Any regulation made under this section may declare a contravention thereof or failure to comply therewith to be an offence and that a person convicted of such an offence may be sentenced to a fine or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding 12 months or to both a fine and such imprisonment.