RepealedThis Government Notice was repealed on 11 June 2020 by Amendment of Regulations and Withdrawal of Directions Relating to the COVID-19 National State of Disaster.
This is the version of this Government Notice as it was when it was repealed.
Disaster Management Act, 2002
Directions Regarding the Sale of Cars and Emergency Automobile Repairs During Alert Level 4 of the COVID-19 National State of Disaster
Government Notice R524 of 2020
- Published in Government Gazette no. 43308 on 12 May 2020
- Commenced on 12 May 2020
- [This is the version of this document from 12 May 2020.]
1. DefinitionsIn these Directions, any word or expression to which a meaning has been assigned in the Disaster Management Act or the Regulations bears the meaning so assigned and, unless the context indicates otherwise —"Alert Level 4" means Alert Level 4 as determined in terms of regulation 3(2) of the Regulations, commencing on 1 May 2020;"car" means any vehicle designed or adapted for propulsion or haulage on a road by means of fuel, gas or electricity or any other means, including Passenger Cars (PCs), Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV), Medium Commercial Vehicles (MCV), Heavy Commercial Vehicles (HCV), Extra Heavy Commercial Vehicles (XHCV), inclusive of buses, motorcycles, trailers, caravans, agricultural or any other implement designed or adapted to be drawn by such car;"COVID-19" means the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov2), (SARS-COV 2 / COVID-19);"CPA" means the Consumer Protection Act, 2008 (Act No. 68 of 2008);"Disaster Management Act" means the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002);"importer" means an importer of cars and includes distributors of cars;"OEM" means an Original Equipment Manufacturer;"Regulations" means the Regulations issued in terms of section 27 (2) of the Disaster Management Act and published on 29 April 2020 in Government Notice No. R.480 of Government Gazette No. 43258;"trade associations" means associations that act as a collective to represent, assist, educate, and advise their members in matters of common interest; and"used car" means a car that has been previously licensed or registered and includes demonstration (demo) cars, but excludes a car or the components thereof disposed of as scrap or utilised for parts and not saleable as an operating car.
2. Permitted trading activities
3. Emergency automobile repairs
4. CommencementThese Directions come into effect on the date of publication in the Government Gazette.
History of this Government Notice
11 June 2020
12 May 2020 this versionPublished in Government Gazette no. 43308Government Notice commences.
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