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
18. Motor vehicle to be licensed
Subject to the provisions of regulations 19 and 20, every motor vehicle in the Republic shall, whether or not it is operated on a public road, be licensed by the owner of such motor vehicle, in accordance with the provisions of this Part, with the appropriate registering authority.