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


Group I to IV Hazardous Substances Regulations

Group IV Hazardous Substances

Regulations relating to Group IV Hazardous Substances

Chapter 3 : Conditions Relating to Activities with regard to Group IV Hazardous Substances

10. Safekeeping of records and registers


1) A holder of an authority shall in respect of any record, register or logbook that he is obliged to open and keep updated in accordance with these regulations—
a) keep such record, register or logbook in safe custody in a place where it is protected and safeguarded from fire, theft or destruction when it is not in use for the purposes of any entry, examination or inspection by him or his employees or by any person who is authorised by law or on legal grounds to inspect such record, register or logbook;
b) keep such record, register or logbook for a minimum period of five years after the date of the last entry therein, and thereafter continue to keep it in safe custody or dispose thereof with the approval of the Director-General or hand it over to the Director-General at his request for further safekeeping, as the case may be.