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Second-Hand Goods Act, 2009 (Act No. 6 of 2009)

Chapter 3 : Accreditation

16. Functions of accredited dealers’ associations


An accredited dealers' association must—

a) establish its members in different categories of dealers taking into account the classes of second-hand goods that the members are dealing in;
b) establish and maintain minimum legal and ethical standards with regard to its members, and may establish different standards with regard to the different categories of dealers, which may not be of a lower standard than is required under this Act;
c) inspect any business practice, registers, stock and business premises of its members;
d) make recommendations to the National Commissioner in support of applications for registration;
e) assist its members with research and development regarding matters of interest; and
f) advise the National Commissioner, when requested to do so by the National Commissioner, on industry standards and technological developments in the industry which may affect the application of this Act.