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

Chapter 2 : Registration

7. Effect of registration


1) Where a dealer is registered in accordance with section 3(3), the National Commissioner must issue the prescribed certificate of registration to a dealer, authorising the dealer to carry on business—
a) in respect of the classes of second-hand goods specified on the certificate;
b) on the premises specified on the certificate; and
c) subject to such of the prescribed conditions as the National Commissioner may impose.


2) The National Commissioner must issue a certificate for each premises on which the dealer may conduct business.


3) If a person other than a natural person carries on business as a dealer, the certificate must be issued in the name of the person contemplated in section 2(2).


4) Registration does not exempt a dealer from having to comply with the provisions of any other law.


5) Registration remains valid for a period of five years from the date the certificate is issued.