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Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (Act No. 4 of 2013)

Chapter 12 : General Provisions

114. Transitional arrangements



(1) All processing of personal information must within one year after the commencement of this section be made to conform to this Act.


(2) The period of one year referred to in subsection (1) may be extended by the Minister, on request or of his or her own accord and after consultation with the Regulator, by notice in the Gazette in respect of different class or classes of information and bodies by an additional period which period may not exceed three years.


(3) Section 58(2) does not apply to processing referred to in section 57, which is taking place on the date of commencement of this Act, until the Regulator determines otherwise by notice in Gazette.


(4) The South African Human Rights Commission must, in consultation with the Information Regulator, finalise or conclude its functions referred to in sections 83 and 84 of the Promotion of Access to Information Act, as soon as reasonably possible after the amendment of those sections in terms of this Act.