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


National Road Traffic Regulations, 2000

Chapter VII : Operator Fitness

269. Conditions under which temporary operator card issued


A temporary operator card shall be—

(a) deemed to be an operator card for the period referred to in paragraph (b);
(b) valid for a period of three months from the date of issue, or up and until the decision of the chief executive officer is made known to the operator in terms of regulation 267(5), or up and until the operator is issued with an operator card in terms of regulation 267(6), whichever date is the earliest;
(c) re-issued only by the registering authority that issued such card: Provided that in the event of the decision of the chief executive officer in relation to the operator card of an operator not yet being available, a new temporary operator card shall be issued free of charge; and
(d) if it was not destroyed upon receipt of the operator card, surrendered to the registering authority concerned with the counterfoil thereof within 21 days after an operator card for the motor vehicle concerned was received by the operator.