Acts Online
GT Shield

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

20. Suspension of certificate


(1) A certificate of compliance issued in terms of regulation 18(2), remains valid for a period of not more than four years, subject to an extension contemplated in regulation 19(4).


(2) Despite sub-regulation (1), a compliance notice referred to in regulation 21(1), suspends the validity of that certificate of compliance, until the conditions set out in the said compliance notice are fulfilled.


(3) The Office must, within 15 working days of the confirmation of fulfilment of the conditions of compliance referred to in sub-regulation (2), reconfirm the compliance status of the health establishment.