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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 II : Temporary and special permits

88. Permit of validity of temporary and special permit


(1) The date of commencement and the date of expiry of a temporary permit and special permit, as the case may be, shall be recorded on such permit and such a permit shall be valid—
(a) in the case of a temporary permit, for a period of 21 days, calculated—
(i) in respect of a motor vehicle which is licensed and in respect to which the owner cannot comply forthwith with the provisions of regulation 35 or 36, from the date of issue of such temporary permit; or
(ii) for any other motor vehicle, from the date on which liability for the licensing of such motor
(b) in the case of a special permit, for a period of three days calculated from the date specified by the applicant in the application form: Provided that such date shall not be more than seven days after the date on which the application is made.


(2) The provisions of subregulation (1) shall not apply to blank temporary permits issued to a motor dealer in terms of regulation 87(2)(b).