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

Chapter V : Fitness of vehicles

44. Notice to discontinue operation of motor vehicle


1) If a motor vehicle is not roadworthy a traffic officer or an examiner of vehicles may, by notice in the prescribed form served on the driver, owner or operator of such vehicle, direct that such vehicle shall not be operated on a public road or that such vehicle shall only be operated on the prescribed conditions.


2) The manner in which and circumstances under which the traffic officer or examiner of vehicles may issue a notice referred to in subsection (1), and the further steps which shall or may be taken in respect of the vehicle concerned, shall be as prescribed.