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


National Road Traffic Regulations, 2000

Chapter IV : Motor Trade Numbers, Temporary and Special Permits

Part I : Motor Trade Numbers

83. Right of appeal to MEC


(1) Any person who is aggrieved at the refusal of a registering authority to issue a motor trade number to him or her may, within 21 days after the date of such refusal, in writing appeal against such refusal to the MEC concerned and such person shall at the same time serve a copy of such appeal on the registering authority concerned.


(2) After receipt of the copy of the appeal referred to in subregulation (1), the registering authority concerned, shall forthwith furnish the MEC concerned with reasons for the refusal to which such appeal relates.


(3) For the purpose of deciding an appeal referred to in subregulation (1), the MEC concerned may require each party to the appeal, to furnish the information and evidence as he or she may deem necessary.


(4) The MEC may, after considering the appeal, give such decision as he or she may deem fit.