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

Regulations relating to the Control of the sale of Cyanide for use in a Cyanide Poison-Firing Apparatus

1. Definitions

 

 

In these regulations any expression to which a meaning has been assigned in the Act shall have such meaning and, unless the context otherwise indicates--

 

"hunter"

means a person who complies with the requirements for the hunting or combating of problem animals set by the provincial conservation institution or authority concerned;

 

"licensee"

means a registered pharmacist referred to in regulation 3(iv) of the Regulations under the Hazardous Substances Act, 1973 (Act No. 15 of 1973), Group I Hazardous Substances (Government Notice No. R. 453 of 25 March 1977);

 

"poison-firing apparatus"

means a device which propels a projectile or chemical which is able to kill, injure or immobilise a problem animal;

 

"the Act"

means the Hazardous Substances Act, 1973 (Act No. 15 of 1973);

 

"written approval"

means approval issued by the head of the health authority of a province to a person who loads cyanide cartridges for use in a poison-firing apparatus once such person has complied with the requirements set by that provincial health authority; and

 

"written authorisation"

means authorisation issued by the director of a provincial conservation institution or authority to a hunter who meets the conditions set by that provincial conservation institution or authority.