National Road Traffic Act, 1996 (Act No. 93 of 1996)
National Road Traffic Regulations, 2000
Chapter V : Fitness of Drivers
Part IV : Professional Driving Permit
125. Referral of application to MEC
|(1)||If an applicant for a professional driving permit complies with all the requirements and conditions specified in the regulations but has —|
|(a)||not been certified to be medically fit as referred to in regulation 117(b); or|
|(b)||within a period of five years prior to the date of the application, been convicted of an offence referred to in regulation 117(c),|
he or she may request the driving licence testing centre concerned to refer his or her application to the MEC for a decision whether or not a professional driving permit may be issued.
|(2)||An application referred to the MEC for a decision shall be accompanied by the applicant's reasons why the application should be re-considered as well as a recommendation from the testing centre whether the application should be re-considered.|
|(3)||If the MEC approves that a professional driving permit may be issued, he or she shall—|
|(a)||ensure that such approval is recorded on the register of professional driving permits; and|
|(b)||inform the driving licence testing centre concerned accordingly,|
and the testing centre shall deal with the application in accordance with regulation 119.
|(4)||If the MEC refuses the application, the testing centre concerned and the applicant shall be informed accordingly.|
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