Income Tax Act, 1962 (Act No. 58 of 1962)
African Tax Administration Forum Agreement on Mutual Assistance in Tax Matters
Article 8 : Confidentiality
Any information received pursuant to this Agreement by a Contracting Party shall be treated as secret or confidential in the same manner as information obtained under the domestic laws of that Party, and shall be disclosed only to persons or authorities (including courts and administrative bodies) concerned with the assessment or collection of, the enforcement or prosecution in respect of, the determination of appeals in relation to the taxes covered by the Agreement, or the oversight of the above. Such persons or authorities shall use the information only for such purposes. They may disclose the information in public court proceedings or in judicial decisions. Notwithstanding the foregoing, information received by a Requesting Party may be used for other purposes when such information may be used for such other purposes under the laws of both Parties, and the Competent Authority of the Requested Party authorises such use.