Promotion of Access to Information Act
Section 51 Manual for Private Bodies
THIS MANUAL HAS BEEN PREPARED IN TERMS OF SECTION 51 OF THE PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2 / 2000
Name of Business
Karter Margub & ASSOCIATES cc
The Compliance Officer
52 Queens Road
PO BOX 500
The section 10 Guide on how to use the Act
The Guide is available from the South African Human Rights Commission. Please direct queries to:
The South African Human Rights Commission:
Promotion of Access to Information Act’); PAIA Unit
The Research and Documentation Department
Postal Address: Private Bag 2700
Telephone: +27 11 484-8300
Fax: +27 11 484-0582
Information is available in terms of the following legislation, if and where applicable:
Basic Conditions of Employment Act No. 75 of 1997
Closed Corporation Act No. 69 of 1984
Companies Act No. 61 of 1973
Compensation of Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act No. 130 of 193
Customs and Excise Act No. 91 of 1964
Electronic Communications and Transactions Act No. 25 of 2002
Employment Equity Act No. 55 of 1998
Income Tax Act No. 58 of 1962
Insolvency Act No. 24 of 1936
Labour Relations Act No. 66 of 1995
Occupational Health and Safety Act No. 85 of 1993
Patents Act No. 57 of 1978
Promotion of Access to Information Act No. 2 of 2000
Skills development Levies Act No. 9 of 1999
Trademarks Act No. 194.of 1993
Unemployment Insurance Act No. 30 of 1966
Value Added Tax Act No. 89 of 1991
Sections 51(1)(c) and 51(1)(e)
Access to the records held [Sections 51(1)(c) and 51(1)(e)]
Records which are available without a person having to request access in terms of this Act in terms of section 52(2) [Section 51(1)(c)]
This information can be defined as operational information needed in the day to day running of the company and is generally of little to no use to persons outside the company.
(Examples of such information are: Requisitions, internal phone lists, company policies, contracts, employee records and general accounting records).
The Request Procedures
(Prescribed form and fee structure in respect of private bodies)
The forms and fee structure prescribed under the Act are available at the website of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (www.doj.gov.za) under the regulations section.
Other information as may be prescribed
The Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Development has not made any regulations in this regard.
Availability of the material
The manual is available at our offices free of charge; and copies are available with the SAHRC.
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