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

15. Warranties

 

 

1) A warranty referred to in section 14(a) shall-
a) not be valid unless furnished by a person resident in the Republic, and, if it is furnished on behalf of a third person, unless such third person is resident or, in the case of a company, has a registered office in the Republic;
b) reflect the name and address of the person by whom it is furnished and, if it is furnished on behalf of a third person, the name and address (including, in the case of a company, the registered office) of such third person;
c) guarantee that any substance to which it applies, is not a grouped hazardous substance in respect of which any prohibition in terms of the regulations applies; and
d) contain particulars by which any substance to which it applies can be identified and particulars of the number of packages of such substance.

 

2) Any person who furnishes a warranty for the purposes of this Act which is false or misleading in any respect, shall be guilty of an offence.

 

3) Any court within whose area of jurisdiction the place is situated where a warranty has been furnished (including any address reflected on such warranty for the purposes of subsection (1)(b)) or where a substance to which such warranty applies is sold or where a sample of such substance is obtained in terms of this Act, shall have jurisdiction in respect of any offence committed in respect of such warranty under subsection (2).