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National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003)

Chapter 6 : Health Establishments

40. Offences and penalties in respect of certificate of need


(1) Any person who performs any act contemplated in section 36(1) without a certificate of need required in terms of that section is guilty of an offence.


(2) Any person convicted of an offence in terms of subsection (1) is liable on conviction to a fine or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding five years or to both a fine and such imprisonment.