PAIA: What you need to know

The Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000

Product Attributes

  • Soft Cover
  • 9781485119524
  • 1st Edition
  • 264 Pages
  • 2016

Authors

Cronje, F ; Laubscher, E

2016 - 1st Edition

R 260.00

About this Publication:

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (PAIA) is a pivotal piece of legislation which allows for the constitutional right of access to information.

The newly established Information Regulator provides a home for the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) and the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) where the interpretation, implementation and effective regulation of these statutes will be sought.

PAIA: What you need to know provides:

  • all the relevant PAIA regulations and forms for anyone seeking access to information held either by the state or private entities
  • accessible information on the sections of the Act, along with practical notes and a discussion of relevant judgments
  • referenced POPI amendments to PAIA sections and manuals

Contents Include:

  • Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000
  • Addenda
    • Addendum A: Departments and Offices of Premier and Heads thereof 
    • Addendum B: Example of an Appointment Letter
    • Addendum C: Form A — Request for Access to Record of Public Body
    • Addendum D: Form B — Notice of Internal Appeal
    • Addendum E: Form C — Request for Access to Record of Private Body  
    • Addendum F: Form D — Automatically available Records and Access to such Records 
    • Addendum G: Fees in respect of Guide 
    • Addendum H: Exemption of Certain Private Bodies from Compiling Manual
    • Addendum I: Example of a section 51 PAIA Manual for Private Bodies 
    • Addendum J: Example of a section 32 Submission
    • Addendum K: Information Officers
  • Regulations and Notices 
  • Index of Regulations and Notices

 

Of Interest and Benefit to:

  • Information and deputy information officers in state or private entities
  • Judicial officials
  • Academics
  • Libraries
  • Educators and students
  • Anyone seeking access to information held either by the state or private entities
  • The general public