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National Road Traffic Act, 1996 (Act No. 93 of 1996)

Chapter V : Fitness of vehicles

41. Appointment of inspectorate of testing stations


1) The Minister shall, after a, decision has been taken by the Shareholders Committee, appoint a person, an authority or a body as an inspectorate of testing stations.


2) The powers and duties of the inspectorate contemplated in subsection (1) in relation to the inspection and the control of standards, grading and operation of testing stations shall be as prescribed.


3) The Minister may, in order to defray the expenditure incurred by or on behalf of that inspectorate for the purposes of performing its functions, prescribe fees to be paid in respect of every examination conducted or test carried out regarding the roadworthiness of a motor vehicle.


4) The Minister shall-
a) prescribe the training procedures and qualifications of a person appointed under subsection (1); and
b) determine the criteria with which an authority or a body established as an inspectorate in terms of subsection (1) must comply.