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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

143. Issue of roadworthy certificate


(1) On receipt of an application for the licensing of the motor vehicle referred to in regulation 142, the registering authority shall, if satisfied that a roadworthy certificate may be issued in respect of the motor vehicle concerned, issue the roadworthy certificate on form RWC, as shown in Schedule 2.

[Regulation 143(1) substituted  by regulation 38 of Notice No. R. 846 of 2014]


(2) Subject to section 42(5) of the Act, in the case of a motor vehicle which is not registered in the Republic, form CRW as shown in Schedule 2 issued in terms of regulation 141(2)(b) shall be deemed to be a roadworthy certificate for a period of 12 months from the date of issue thereof.