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

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General Machinery Regulations, 1988

10. Offences and penalties

 

 

Any person who contravenes or fails to comply with a provision of regulation 2 (1), (4), (5), (8), (9) or (12), 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 or contravenes a notice under regulation 2 (7) (b) or (10) (b) or (12) shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding R1000 or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding six months, and, in the case of a continuous offence, with an additional fine of R5 or additional imprisonment of one day for each day on which the offence continues: Provided that the period of such additional imprisonment shall in no case exceed 90 days.