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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

26A. Consequences of failure to licence motor vehicle


(1) If a motor vehicle is required to be licensed in terms of the provisions of this Chapter and an application for the licensing of the motor vehicle is not received within four years from the date of liability referred to in regulation 23(1)(e) and 23(2), the motor vehicle concerned shall be deregistered.


(2) If a motor vehicle is deregistered in terms of subregulation (1), the title holder thereof shall, on the date referred to in regulation 7(1)(b)(iii), be liable to register such vehicle in terms of regulations 8 and 9B and the owner shall be liable to license such vehicle as referred to in regulation 24.


(3) The deregistration of the motor vehicle in terms of subregulation (1), shall not exempt the owner of the motor vehicle concerned from the liability to license such motor vehicle in terms of regulation 18 or from the payment of the penalties and arrear licence fees in terms of regulations 57 and 59.


(4) If a motor vehicle is deregistered in terms of subregulation (1), the record of the motor vehicle shall be marked as such and may be moved to the archive of the register.


[Regulation 26A inserted by regulation 16 of Notice No. R. 1341 of 2003]