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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

31. Additional requirements for application for licensing in the case of alteration or reconstruction of registered motor vehicle


(1) When a motor vehicle is altered or reconstructed in such a manner and to such an extent that the motor vehicle licence or licence disc issued in respect of such motor vehicle no longer correctly describes such vehicle, such licence and licence disc shall become null and void on the date of the completion of such alteration or reconstruction and liability for the licensing of such motor vehicle shall arise on that date.


(2) An application for the licensing of a motor vehicle referred to in subregulation (1), shall be made in terms of regulation 24, and in addition to the requirements and documents referred to in that regulation, be accompanied by—
(a) certification of roadworthiness;
(b) a mass measuring certificate obtained in the manner referred to in regulation 66;
(c) if required by the MEC concerned, a South African Police Service Clearance of the motor vehicle concerned.


(3) The registering authority shall notify the title holder of a motor vehicle of any reconstruction or alteration of such motor vehicle on form ARN as shown in Schedule 2.