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Mmalalo
No I do not
The regulations in entirety
Strigan
No I do not
3. Fees chargeable by Corporation
In these times, money is tight, an increase in licensing is not necessary. We are paying double taxes a is, vat and personal income tax, then a fuel levy on petrol. An increase to fees compounds the tax burden to the citizens.
Inge
No I do not
4. Annual Increase
Daniella
No I do not
The regulations in entirety
This is just another increase in indirect taxes on the citizens of this country - we cannot stand for this any longer.

We are already paying and exorbitant public service employee bill as the taxpayers but you want more.

No more! Get your house in order, get rid of employees that don't perform and save on spending and overheads just like every company and person in this country has to do every day, month in and month out
Susan
Not fully
3. Fees chargeable by Corporation
Fees are extremely expensive and no indication is given of what it will cost if it is not done online or whether the option is still there to do this at the licensing offices itself.
The Online system creates further opportunity for fraud.
Ian
Not fully
The regulations in entirety
Doubling up of fees is nonsensical. The only people paying any of the already existing fees is the law abiding citizen. Fees for additional services, especially if they offer more convenience and are reasonable is not necessarily a bad thing. However, the "more convenient" service cannot then be the only available option replacing all other avenues that had a lower or no cost associated. Annual increases cannot be implemented unchecked at the behest of whomever is in charge - increases should be reasonable and the department should to keep them minimal at best or nil if possible.
Cheryl
Yes I do
3. Fees chargeable by Corporation
Will have to have properly trained people assisting
Denis
No I do not
3. Fees chargeable by Corporation
It’s ridiculous that online services are more expensive (to the tune of almost R500 more )than standing in queues like the sheep that government thinks we are. Electronic service should be encouraged or is the point of a 4th Industrial Revolution being missed so that more money can be extracted from the law abiding citizens who already are overburdened by bloated , inefficient and corrupt bureaucracy. Get with the 21st century program!!!
Michael
No I do not
The regulations in entirety
Charging more money for less service is robbery.
The Government is stealing money from the countries citizens to line its own pockets.
First given better services before you decide to charge more.
Uli
No I do not
The regulations in entirety
If a system is broken - fix it.
Enatis is not able to do the job is was meant to do, so swap it out. We have enough IT power and the government has enough money - put into their pockets! - so there is no excuse. A drivers licence doesn't expire after 5 years. Either I have to do a whole new test or the card renewal costs a small fee.
But to charge for an automated booking process is absolute unnecessary and doesn't fix YOUR problem of not implementing a proper system.
Lynette
No I do not
3. Fees chargeable by Corporation
Gauteng fees are much higher than other provinces.
Jan
No I do not
3. Fees chargeable by Corporation
This is a scamming method of extracting money for a service that you are compelled to make use of on an anual basis as a working class tax payer. Public service must be covered in the tax conributions of the existing structures. This will not releave or better service delivery as the structure is rotten at the core. High level thieves that wants to capitalize ons a situation.
Mpho
No I do not
The regulations in entirety
Too expensive.
Reitumetse
No I do not
The regulations in entirety
The population is broke, most of our people are unemployed, Statsa released unemployment statistics just a week ago, where do you think they will get the money from?

Please ease up on trying to get money from poor citizens
Gerrit
No I do not
The regulations in entirety
While it seems that we have not yet acknowledged that the driving licence does not expire and that a driver is never unlicensed when driving simply because his card has expired, the focus now seems to have been shifted to the need to produce a “valid” card when stopped.

This I argue is also incorrect despite the text of Sect 12(b) of the NRTA 93/1996 requiring proof of a licence to be carried.

The argument is simplified as follows;

1. The driving licence is valid indefinitely - (Reg 102(2) of the NRTR 2000) It therefore never expires.

2. The driving licence card is merely a facsimile of the information contained in the National Register of Driving licences and because the card has an expiry date that fact confirms that it cannot be the actual driving licence.

3. The card can then because it is not the actual licence, only be regarded as another document deemed to be a licence with respect to the requirements of Sect 12 of the NRTA 93/96.

4. Documents “deemed to be driving licences in terms of Sect 12” are however specifically identified in law at Reg 100 of the NRTR 2000.

5. Only two other documents are identified as documents deemed to be authorisations which serve as a licence in terms of section 12 in Reg 100. The driving licence card is nowhere mentioned. I have excluded the International Driving Permit or a licence issued in a foreign country as contemplated in Sect 23 of the NRTA93/96 which are also regarded as licences under specific conditions but have no relevance in our current context save to say that they are provided for in law and so have legal status.

6. Reg 100 legislates the status of a temporary driving licence issued before your first card or an affidavit issued after the loss of possession of your licence card for any reason. These both have expiry dates much like the driving licence card itself.

7. The driving licence card however, is nowhere identified as an acceptable authorisation serving as a licence in terms of Sect 12, whether in Reg 100 or anywhere else. Leaving it completely without any legal status at all.

8. The card as already stated cannot be the actual licence because of its expiry date and it now also cannot serve as an authorisation deemed to be a licence because it is not indicated as such in Reg 100 or anywhere else.

9. That means that there is no legal obligation placed on any driver for any driving licence card to ever be carried or produced to any Officer.

10. The driving licence card is neither a driving licence nor a document or authorisation required to be carried in terms of Sect 12 of NRTA 93/96.

11. As such, no expired card can be seized by any traffic officer as it is not a document legally required to be carried or produced placing it outside their legal authority to seize, confiscate or impound it.

12. There is no fine for failing to renew the card because there is no offence committed when the card is not renewed.

13. There is no late penalty fee or monthly interest added to a late renewal of a driving licence card because there is no legal obligation to do so.

14. Officers cannot issue any fines for the production of an expired or “invalid” document because the alleged invalid document has no legal force at all, even when it is still valid.

15. This means that no current South African driver (except maybe a TDL holder or affidavit holder) can legally satisfy any requirement of Sect 12(b) at all, even those with valid or unexpired driving licence cards.

16. This presents a direct problem for law enforcement agencies as the legislation provides no means to verify the existence of a driving licence at the roadside other production of a driving licence card which has no legal status.

17. The problem can be remedied by the immediate suspension of all expiry dates on driving licence cards and allowing the card to thereby become the actual driving licence until such time as the errors in the legislation can be scrutinised and corrected via appropriate and prescribed means.

I therefore have to submit that the renewal of driving licences cards has to be the biggest scam perpetrated on the South African driver to date allegedly generating a revenue of at least R40m per month for the card issuing agency and providing no benefit to our society at all.

Why then are we as a society chasing a deadline to renew a card simply because the Minister says so?
peter
No I do not
The regulations in entirety
Private citizens always at the mercy of a corrupt and very very inefficient government. Get the government right before increasing charges to the public. Fire the inefficient deployed cadres immediatly
Sean
No I do not
The regulations in entirety
Hannes
No I do not
The regulations in entirety
Bryan
No I do not
3. Fees chargeable by Corporation
Kervin
No I do not
4. Annual Increase
Easy way to make money for shoddy systems and reload the looting pot.