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The South African National Roads Agency Limited and National Roads Act, 1998 (Act No. 7 of 1998)

Chapter 5 : Official Policies on, and Declaration, Use and Protection of, National Roads

45. Closing or diverting national road



(1) The Agency may close a national road to traffic or divert the roadway of a national road whenever in its opinion it is necessary or desirable to do so.


(2) Any person who without the permission of the Agency uses a national road so closed to traffic, is guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a term of imprisonment not longer than three months, or a fine, or to both the term of imprisonment and the fine.