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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

279. Authority for classification and certification of dangerous goods


(1) If there is any doubt as to the appropriate classification of dangerous goods, such dangerous goods shall be classified by an approved classification authority in accordance with code of practice SABS 0228 "The identification and classification of dangerous substances and goods".


(2) Dangerous goods shall be presented by the consignor for transportation packed in packaging that has been approved by an approved test station and by the approved certification authority and marked in the manner contemplated in code of practice SABS 0233 "Intermediate bulk containers for dangerous substances" and code of practice SABS 0229 "Packaging of dangerous goods for road and rail transportation in South Africa".


[Commencement date of regulation 279: 3 August 2001]