To amend the National Road Traffic Act, 1996, so as to insert new definitions and to amend others; to provide for the suspension and cancellation of the registration of an examiner for driving licences or an examiner of vehicles, if such person has been convicted of an offence listed in Schedule 1 or 2 of the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977), or has a direct or indirect conflict of interest; to provide for the registration and grading of training centres; to further provide for the registration of manufacturers, builders, body builders, importers and manufacturers of number plates, including manufacturers of reflective sheeting for number plates, suppliers of blank number plates, suppliers of reflective sheeting for number plates, embossers of number plates, weighbridge facilities, manufacturers of microdots, suppliers of microdots and microdot fitment centres; to extend the right to appeal to a manufacturer of blank number plates, manufacturer of reflective sheeting for number plates, supplier of blank number plates, supplier of reflective sheeting for number plates, embosser of number plates, weighbridge facility, manufacturer of microdots, supplier of microdots and microdot fitment centres; to require a provincial Department responsible for transport or local authority to register a driving licence testing centre before operating as a driving licence testing centre; to further provide for the appointment of inspectorate of manufacturers, building, body builders, importers, including inspectorates of number plates, microdots and weighbridge facilities; to provide for the surrender of a driving licence by a holder of a driving licence and the re-issuing of a different category of a licence on request to the chief executive officer; to prohibit the wilful or negligent issuing of a learner’s licence or authorising the issue of a learner’s licence, endorsing or failure to endorse a learner’s licence, or to produce, print or manufacture any document similar to a learner’s licence, contrary to Chapter IV of the National Road Traffic Act, 1996; to prohibit the use of unauthorised aid during a test for a learner’s licence or a driving licence test, and the disqualification therefor; to provide for the registration and grading of driving school instructors; to provide for the registration and grading of driving schools; to further prohibit and reduce the limit of alcohol in a specimen of blood taken from any part of the body; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
Intro
29-05-2020
PC
Portfolio Committee
NA
National Assembly
SC
Select Committee
NCOP
National Council of Provinces
SENT
Sent for Assent
ASS (ATC)
Assented
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Introduced by: Minister of Transport


TITLE BILL NO. DATE
National Road Traffic Bill (B7-2020) 2020-05-29