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Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993)

Regulations concerning the Certificate of Competency, 1990

3. Suspension or cancellation of Certificates


(1) If the chief inspector at any time, by virtue of information submitted to him by anyone, and after investigation, is of the opinion that the holder of a certificate of competency was guilty of gross negligence or misconduct in the execution of his duties as holder of such certificate, he may forthwith suspend or cancel such certificate or he may as he may deem fit refer the matter to the Commission of Examiners for investigation and on the recommendation of the Commission he may suspend or cancel such certificate.


(2) The chief inspector shall forthwith advise the holder of a certificate of competency of his decision in terms of subregulation (1).


(3) A suspended or cancelled certificate shall be returned by the holder thereof to the chief inspector within one month of the date upon which the chief inspector advised him of the suspension or cancellation thereof.