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Guidance Notes

Electrical Installations Regulations, 2009

2. The definitions and the regulations

2.2 Regulation 3 - Approved inspection authorities for electrical installations


2.2. 1 Subregulation 1


The chief inspector may approve any person that has been accredited by the accreditation authority as an approved inspection authority for electrical installations.


"accreditation authority"

means the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) established by section 3 of the Accreditation for Conformity Assessment, Calibration and Good Laboratory Practice Act, 2006 (Act No. 19 of 2006);


Note: Self explanatory


2.2.2 Subregulation 2


An application to be an approved inspection authority shall be made to the chief inspector in the form of Annexure 2 together with—

(a) a certified copy of the accreditation certificate issued by the accreditation authority; and
(b) the fee prescribed by regulation 14.


Note: Self explanatory


2.2.3 Subregulation 3


An approved inspection authority for electrical installations shall inform the chief inspector of any change affecting its approval in terms of these Regulations within 14 days after such change.


Note: Self explanatory