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


Group I to IV Hazardous Substances Regulations

Group III Hazardous Substances

Regulations relating to Group III Hazardous Substances

8. Provisions relating to a defect and non-compliance with an applicable standard


1) Every plan or procedure referred to in regulation 6(1)(b) shall include the date by which the defect or fault concerned is expected to have been rectified in all units of the product concerned.


a) If, after considering such plan or procedure, the Director-General is of the opinion that the proposed action by the approved dealer concerned will effectively rectify the defect or fault, he shall notify such dealer in writing of his approval of the plan or procedure.
b) Such approval shall be subject to the additional conditions the Director-General may deem necessary for the protection of all persons against the risk of injury by a listed electronic product.


3) If such plan or procedure is not approved by the Director-General, he shall in writing notify the approved dealer concerned accordingly, and shall specify the following in such notification:
a) The reason(s) for his refusal to approve such plan or procedure; and
b) the latest date by which such approved dealer may make representations.