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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

139. Manner of application for certification of roadworthiness


(1) An application for the certification of roadworthiness as referred to in regulation 138 shall be made on form ACR as shown in Schedule 2 at an appropriately graded testing station and shall be accompanied by—
(a) the acceptable identification of the applicant; and
(b) the appropriate fees as determined by the MEC of the province concerned, or in the case where such testing station is not under the control of a registering authority, as determined by such testing station.
(c) in a case of a minibus, midibus or bus first registered on or after 1 July 2012 and operating for reward, a duly completed form VDSCD for the fitment of a vehicle directional stability control device as provided for in terms of regulation 212(o) by an approved fitment centre as shown in Schedule 2.

[Regulation 139(1)(c) inserted by regulation 6 of Notice No. R. 541 of 2011 with effect from a date to be determined by the Minister by notice in the Gazette]


(2) On receipt of an application referred to in subregulation (1), the testing station concerned shall determine the date, time and place for the examination and testing of the motor vehicle concerned.