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Hazardous Substances Act, 1973 (Act No. 15 of 1973)

Group I Hazardous Substances Regulations

2. Licenses

 

 

1) An application for a licence shall be made in the form set out in Annexure A hereto and shall be submitted to the Regional Director of Health Services of the area concerned.

 

2) The form of licence to be issued in terms of section 4 of the Act shall be as set out in Annexure B hereto.

 

3)
i) A licence shall not be issued unless in the opinion of the said Regional Director its issue is desirable in the Public interest.
ii) A licence shall not be issued to any person who is unable to read and write one of the official languages or who in the opinion of the said Regional Director is otherwise unsuitable.

 

4) An applicant for a licence shall pay a fee of R20 by means of a revenue stamp for that amount, which shall be affixed to the application form.

 

5)
a) A licence shall have effect only until the 31st day of December in the year in which it is issued.
b) A licence shall be returned to the said Regional Director forthwith by registered post if it is withdrawn or suspended in terms of section 7 of the Act or if the licensee ceases for any other reason to carry on business as a supplier of Group I hazardous substances.

 

6) An applicant whose application for a licence or for the renewal of a licence has been refused may, within 30 days of being notified thereof, appeal to the Minister in terms of section 6 of the Act in writing against such refusal. The applicant shall furnish full reasons for appealing and he shall submit his appeal by registered post.

 

Note: The addresses are as follows:

 

The Regional Director of Health Services, Private Bag X19, Bellville, 7530

The Regional Director of Health Services, Private Bag X54318, Durban, 4000

The Regional Director of Health Services, Private Bag X101, Ulundi, 3538

The Regional Director of Health Services, Private Bag X6013, Port Elizabeth, 6000

The Regional Director of Health Services, Private Bag X9395, Pietersburg, 0700

The Regional Director of Health Services, P.O. Box 8623, Johannesburg, 2000

The Regional Director of Health Services, P.O. Box 441, Bloemfontein, 9300

The Regional Director of Health Services, Private Bag X815, Witsieshoek, 9870

The Regional Director of Health Services, Katima Mulilo, 0033