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


National Road Traffic Regulations, 2000

Chapter VIII : Transportation of Dangerous Goods and Substances by Road

276. Exemptions


(1) The Minister may, after consultation with the competent authority concerned, either generally or subject to such conditions as he or she may deem fit, by way of notice in the Gazette, grant exemption in respect of a specific consignment of dangerous goods to be transported by any vehicle, or class or description of vehicle, from any of or all the provisions of this Chapter, and may, subject to giving reasonable notice, amend or cancel any exemption so granted.

[Regulation 276 renumbered to 276(1) by regulation 55 of Notice No. R. 1341 of 2003]


(2) The dangerous goods listed in code of practice SABS 0232-1 "Transportation of Dangerous Goods - Emergency information systems" are exempt from the provisions of these Regulations with regard to quantity or in its entirety, or the quantities of a multiload as determined by the factor, as indicated in that Code of Practice, and for the purpose of the Act, one litre of a substance, is equal to one kilogram of a substance.

[Regulation 276(2) inserted by regulation 55 of Notice No. R. 1341 of 2003]


[Commencement date of regulation 276: 3 August 2001]