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

Group III Hazardous Substances Regulations

1. Definitions

 

 

In these regulations "the Act" shall mean the Hazardous Substances Act, 1973 (Act No. 15 of 1973), and any expression to which a meaning has been assigned In the Act shall bear such meaning and, unless the context otherwise indicates--

i) "applicable standard", in relation to a listed electronic product, shall mean a standard which shall be determined by the Director-General as a condition of a licence and with which such product shall comply;
ii) "approval" shall mean a written notice of approval referred to in regulation 3(6)(a);
iii) "approved dealer" shall mean a dealer to whom an approval has been issued;
iv) "dealer" shall mean any person who sells or leases a listed electronic product;
v) "defect", in relation to an electronic product, shall mean a defect, whether latent or not, which causes or may cause the emission of electronic product radiation which is unnecessary for the accomplishment of such product's primary Purpose or which creates or may create a risk of injury to any person;
vi) "identification" shall mean a description of an electronic product which, in terms of regulation 3(4), is permanently affixed to such product on a label or is inscribed on such product;
vii) "injury" shall mean an injury induced by an electronic product;
viii) "licence" shall mean a licence referred to in section 4(b);
ix) "licensed", in relation to an electronic product, shall mean that a licence has been issued in respect of a model of such product;
x) "licensee" shall mean the holder of a licence;
xi) "listed electronic product" shall mean an electronic product which has been declared a Group III hazardous substance in terms of section 2(1)(b) by the Minister by notice in the Gazette;
xii) "model" shall mean an electronic product to which a specific name has been assigned in order to differentiate between such electronic product and similar electronic products;
xiii) "modification", in relation to a listed electronic product, shall mean an alteration to such product which increases the danger associated with the use thereof, and "modify" shall have a corresponding meaning;
xiv) "purchaser", in relation to a listed electronic product shall mean any person who buys or otherwise acquires an electronic product for purposes other than the sale thereof or who leases such product for purposes other than the subleasing thereof;
xv) "repair", in relation to a listed electronic product, shall mean any work done on such product for the purpose of restoring the original function thereof but shall not include any modification of such product;
xvi) "section" shall mean a section of the Act.