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


National Road Traffic Regulations, 2000

Chapter III : Registration and Licensing of Motor Vehicles, and Registration of Manufacturers, Builders and Importers, and Manufacturers of Number Plates

Part I : Registration and licensing of motor vehicles

14. Application by and appointment of manufacturer or importer as agent of registering authority


(1) A registered manufacturer or registered importer may for the purposes of section 5(5) of the Act apply to the registering authority in whose area of jurisdiction such manufacturer or importer is engaged in the business of selling motor vehicles, to be appointed an agent of such registering authority with the powers, functions and duties contemplated in regulation 15.


(2) The said registering authority shall if requested by the MEC, forward the application to the MEC for evaluation.

[Regulation 14(2) substituted by regulation 13(a) of Notice No. R. 1341 of 2003]


(3) The MEC may, upon receipt of the application, appoint any registered manufacturer or importer as agent of the registering authority that received the application.

[Regulation 14(3) inserted by regulation 13(b) of Notice No. R. 1341 of 2003]