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


Procedural Regulations Pertaining to the Functioning of the Office of Health Standards Compliance and Handling of Complaints by the Ombud

Chapter 5 : Certification

18. Certification of health establishments


(1) Within 15 working days of receipt of the recommendation for certification of a health establishment referred to in regulation 14(9)(a) or renewal of certification referred to in regulation 19(1), the Office must issue the health establishment that meets all the compliance requirements with a certificate of compliance.


(2) A certificate of compliance referred to in sub-regulation (1), must—
(a) be signed by the Chief Executive Officer and be placed in the public, visible place within the health establishment and posted on its public website; and
(b) be issued in the form of Form 4, and include, at least, the following information:
(i) the name and physical address of health establishment;
(ii) the category of health establishment;
(iii) the address for the service of legal processes and notices, if that address is not the same as the physical address;
(iv) the date of the last inspection; and
(v) the date of expiry of the certificate.