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

Chapter 3 : Accreditation

18. Refusal to accredit


1) The National Commissioner must refuse to accredit a dealers' association if the dealers’ association concerned has not complied with all the requirements for accreditation.


2) Before refusing to accredit a dealer’s association, the National Commissioner must—
a) give the dealers’ association written notice of the National Commissioner’s intention to refuse the accreditation;
b) give the dealers’ association 30 days to submit written representations as to why the National Commissioner should not make the intended decision; and
c) duly consider any such representations and the facts pertaining to the matter.


3) The National Commissioner must notify the dealers’ association in writing of any decision taken under this section and state the reasons for and the date on which the decision takes effect in such notice.