Legal procedure to the issuing/confirming of information contained in the NATiS database.
Regulation according to National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996. Ammendment : May 2006
Under no circumstances may a NATiS generated printout be given to any applicant.
Information may be issued to Law Firms and Insurances companies or the representatives at a cost of R22 as legislated in the WC Prov Gazette.
An affidavit stating the background of the issue and valid reason for requiring the vehicle and owner details of the vehicle involved.
Application must be made on the official letter head of the Law firm or Insurance company concerned.
In the event of a private individual representing, the Law firm/Insurance co. must give an accompanying letter of permission.
A copy of the SAPS accident register containing the reference number (MAS number) must be submitted, as these cases normally relate to insurance claim in the case of accident or hit and run incident.
Certified copies of acceptable identification of the applicant and the representative must accompany the application.
Due to the nature of the investigations and the information required, as well as the legal implications regarding these processes, the Law firms and insurance companies may be issued with a NATiS printout.
In summary the information contained in the NATiS database may only be confirmed/issued as follows:
Private individual – confirm submitted information – R22 Motor dealer – confirm submitted information – R22 Law firms – Issue information – R22 Insurance companies – Issue information – R22