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

Chapter 6 : General and Miscellaneous Provisions

58. Regulations



(1) The Minister, after consultation with the Agency, may make regulations that are not inconsistent with this Act
(a) prohibiting or regulating the diversion of storm-water onto, over or under a national road or the alteration of the natural flow of any water in relation to a national road;
(b) prohibiting or regulating the installation or existence of any street-light or other light emitting rays onto a national road;
(c) about traffic on a national road or the use or protection of a national road or the use or presence of vehicles or animals or any other thing on a national road, provided such a regulation is not in conflict with any road traffic law;
(d) prescribing a form to be used in connection with any claim for compensation or in connection with any application, authorisation, approval, permission or  exemption provided for in this Act, or prescribing the information to be furnished and procedure to be followed in connection with any of those matters;
(e) with regard to anything which in terms of this Act may or must be prescribed, governed or determined by regulation or which, in terms of this Act, may or must be provided for by regulation.


(2) Different regulations may be made under subsection (1) for different national roads, and the regulations may provide that a person who contravenes or fails to comply with any particular regulation will be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a term of imprisonment or a fine not exceeding that prescribed in the regulations.  However, the maximum period of a term of imprisonment so prescribed may not exceed six months, whilst any fine imposable in conjunction therewith or as an alternative thereto will be calculable in accordance with section 1(1)(a) of the Adjustment of Fines Act, 1991 (Act No. 101 of 1991).


(3) The  regulations made under section 20 of the previous Act and in force immediately before the incorporation date, remain in force and continue to apply in so far as they are not inconsistent with this Act—
(a) despite the repeal of that section by this Act; and
(b) until they are amended, substituted or repealed under this section.