South Africa

Disaster Management Act, 2002

Department of Transport: Directions determining the Extension for the Validity Period of Operating Licence and Accreditation Certification for Public Transport Operators: for purposes of Lockdown (COVID-19)

Government Notice 454-B of 2020

  • Published in Government Gazette no. 43212 on 7 April 2020

  • Assented to on 2 April 2020
  • Commenced on 7 April 2020

  • [Up to date as at 7 April 2020]

I, Fikile Mbalula, MP, Minister of Transport, acting in terms of regulation 10(7)(a) the Regulations issued in terms of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002) hereby issue the directions extending the validity period of operating licences and accreditation certificates as set out hereunder:
a)The validity period for all public transport operating licences and accreditation certificates for tourist transport services that are due to expire during the lock-down, shall be deemed to be valid and shall be extended for a further grace period of 90 days from the date of expiry of a lock-down period, unless determined otherwise by the Minister.b)The offices of the National Public Transport Regulator and Provincial Regulatory Entities will remain closed during lock-down period.This Notice shall become effective from the date of publication in the Government Gazette.Mr F.A. Mbalula, MPMinister of Transport

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