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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 III : General

66. Manner in which mass measuring certificate to be obtained


(1) A mass measuring certificate issued on a form similar to form MMC, or on form MMC, as shown in Schedule 2, shall be obtained by the applicant at his or her own expense from a person in charge of a registered weighbridge facility.

[Regulation 66(1) substituted by regulation 23(a) of Notice No. R. 846 of 2014]


(2) The tare of a motor vehicle referred to in subregulation (1), shall be determined in the presence of a registered weighbridge operator employed at the facility referred to in subregulation (1).

[Regulation 66(2) substituted by regulation 23(b) of Notice No.  R. 846 of 2014)


(3) A mass measuring certificate issued under this regulation shall contain the following information:
(a) The chassis number expressed in not more than 17 alpha-numerical characters;
(b) the licence number of the motor vehicle, if applicable;
(c) a general description of the motor vehicle;
(d) the tare of the motor vehicle expressed in kilograms in not more than 5 figures;
(e) the name and address of the body that operates the mass measuring equipment;
(f) the name and identity number of the person referred to in subregulation (2);
(g) the date on which the motor vehicle was weighed; and
(h) the name of the registering authority that approved the mass measuring equipment as contemplated in subregulation (1).


[Regulation 66 substituted by regulation 22 of Notice No. 2116 of 2001]