Transport Laws and Related Matters Amendment Act 3 of 2013

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3 of 2013

The Transport Laws and Related Matters Amendment Act 3 of 2013 aims:

  • to amend the Cross-Border Road Transport Act, 1998, to empower the Cross-Border Road Transport Agency to collect toll on behalf of the South African National Roads Agency Limited; and
  • to amend The South African National Roads Agency Limited and National Roads Act, 1998,
    • to insert a definition;
    • to further provide for the differentiation in respect of the amount of toll that may be levied;
    • to provide that the regulations made by the Minister must be published by notice in the Gazette;
    • to provide for the Minister to make regulations relating to specified toll-related matters;
    • to provide for the Minister to publish draft regulations in the Gazette calling for public comment;
    • to provide for certain presumptions relating to the driving, operation and use of vehicles on a toll road and the use of electronic evidence to prove an alleged contravention of the South African National Roads Agency Limited and National Roads Act;
    • to exclude the levying and collection of toll from the ambit of the National Credit Act, 2005;
    • to amend the Contents of the Act; and
  • to provide for matters connected therewith.

Commencement

-  9 October 2013 except for section 3(b) and (c) (Government Gazette 36911, 9 October 2013)