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

Chapter VIII : Dangerous goods

55. Appointment of dangerous goods inspector or inspectorate


a) The Minister may appoint a person, an authority or a body as a dangerous goods inspector or inspectorate.
b) The training and qualifications of a person appointed under paragraph (a) shall be as prescribed, and an authority or body shall have the services of persons with the prescribed training and qualifications at its disposal before that authority or body is so appointed.


2) The powers and duties of the inspector or inspectorate contemplated in subsection (1)(a) in relation to the transportation of prescribed dangerous goods shall be as prescribed.


3) The Minister may, in order to defray the expenditure incurred by or on behalf of that inspector or inspectorate for the purposes of performing his/ her or its functions, prescribe fees to be paid in respect of inspections carried out by him, her or it in terms of this Act.