Covid 19 Government Gazette Updates Transport
DISASTER MANAGEMENT ACT, 2002
AMENDMENT OF THE DIRECTIONS ISSUED IN TERMS OF REGULATION 10(7)
OF THE REGULATIONS MADE IN UNDER SECTION 27(2) OF THE DISASTER
MANAGEMENT ACT, 2002 (ACT NO. 57 OF 2002): MEASURES TO PREVENT
AND COMBAT THE SPREAD OF COVID -19 IN THE PUBLIC TRANSPORT
I, Fikile Mbalula, MP, Minister of Transport, hereby in terms of regulation 10(7) (b) of
the Regulations issued in terms of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of
2002) amends Government Notice No. 412 published in Government Gazette No.
43157 of 26 March 2020 as set out hereunder.
1. By the substitution of Directions (3) for the following:
“(3) Public Transport permitted to ferry essential services workers will operate
from 05h00 to 10h00 and from 16h00 to 20h00,”
2. By the addition of the following Directions:
(1) “6 (5) Notwithstanding the provisions of direction 6(3)_, public transport is
provided with the following grace periods for picking up and dropping off, of
(a) Minibuses and Midibuses Public Transport is permitted to proceed to a pickup
point an hour before the operating times, which is from 05h00 to 10h00 without
loading passengers; and
(b) Minibuses and Midibuses Public Transport is permitted to proceed to drop off
points an hour after the drop off time of 10h00 which would be 11h00.
(c) Minibuses and Midibuses Public Transport is permitted to proceed to a pick -up
point without loading passengers at 15h00 in order to start picking up at 16h00
to 20h00 to finish dropping off passengers at 21h00.