National Road Traffic Act, 1996 (Act No. 93 of 1996)
Chapter II : Application of Act and minimum requirements
3K. Impersonating authorised officer or peace officer or inducing any such officer to forsake his or her duty
|1)||Any person who is not an authorised officer or a peace officer shall not act in a way that may create an impression that he or she is an authorised officer or a peace officer or pretend by way of word, action, conduct or demeanour, that he or she is an authorised officer or a peace officer.|
|2)||No person shall connive with or induce or attempt to induce any authorised officer or peace officer to omit to carry out his or her duty or to commit an act in conflict with his or her duty.|
|3)||A person who is not duly appointed as a traffic officer under this Act, may not wear a traffic officer’s uniform, any part of such uniform or any other garment or badge that distinguishes such person as a traffic officer without the written permission of the enforcement authority.|
|4)||Notwithstanding subsection (3), the Minister or MEC, as the case may be, may, if accompanied by law enforcement officials, wear a traffic officer’s uniform.|
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