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


National Road Traffic Regulations, 2000

Chapter VI : Fitness of Vehicles

Part I : Testing stations, roadworthy certificates and certification of roadworthiness

137. Duties of a testing station proprietor


A testing station proprietor shall—

(a) notify the MEC of the province concerned within 14 days of any change in particulars or circumstances in relation to any information provided to the MEC on the testing station;

[Regulation 137(a) substituted by regulation 6 of Notice No. R. 359 of 2010]

(b) exercise proper control over the management representative, examiner of vehicles or officer employed at such testing station;
(c) ensure that motor vehicles tested at such testing station are tested and examined in accordance with the provisions of this Act and prescribed standards;
(d) ensure that all records are kept as required by the Act;
(e) ensure that all records, tax clearance certificates and calibration tables are submitted to the relevant MEC; and
(f) ensure that all documents required in terms of the Act and SABS specifications are kept up to date and all amendments recorded.


[Regulation 137 substituted by regulation 11 of Notice No. R. 589 of 2009]