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

Electrical Installation Regulations, 2009

12. Withdrawal of registration and approval


1) Subject to the provisions of sub-regulation (2), the chief inspector may withdraw an approval issued to an approved inspection authority, a registration issued to an electrical contractor or a certificate of registration issued to a registered person if such person-
a) no longer complies with any of the conditions referred to in regulation 3(2)(a), 6(4) or 11(2), respectively; or
b) is convicted of an offence referred to in regulation 15.


2) The chief inspector may not withdraw a registration or an approval unless he or she has-
a) informed the holder of such registration or approval of the intended withdrawal thereof and of the grounds upon which it is based; and
b) afforded such holder a reasonable opportunity to state his or her case and, if the holder is a person contemplated in sub-regulation (1)(a), afforded such holder an opportunity to comply with those conditions within the period specified by the chief inspector.


3) The chief inspector shall, in writing, inform the person concerned of the reasons for his or her decision.


4) Any person adversely affected by a decision of the chief inspector may, in writing, appeal to the Director-General against such decision.


5) An appeal referred to in sub-regulation (4) shall-
a) be lodged within sixty days from the date on which the decision was made known; and
b) set out the grounds of appeal.


6) After considering the grounds of appeal and the chief inspector's reasons for his or her decision, the Director-General shall as soon as practicable confirm, set aside or amend the decision.