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


Pressure Equipment Regulations, 2009

5. Duties of importers and suppliers


(1) Importers and suppliers shall ensure that pressure equipment sold complies with the requirements of these Regulations.


(2) The importer shall assume the liability of the manufacturer in terms of these Regulations.


(3) Any pressure equipment that requires a permit to be issued by an organisation approved by the chief inspector shall ensure that such approval is obtained by the importer or manufacturer before the pressure equipment is placed in the market: Provided that such equipment shall comply with the relevant health and safety standard incorporated into these Regulations under section 44 of the Act.