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

Chapter 5 : Supervision

Part B : Information Officer

56. Designation and delegation of deputy information officers



Each public and private body must make provision, in the manner prescribed in section 17 of the Promotion of Access to Information Act, with the necessary changes, for the designation of—

(a) such a number of persons, if any, as deputy information officers as is necessary to perform the duties and responsibilities as set out in section 55(1) of this Act; and
(b) any power or duty conferred or imposed on an information officer by this Act to a deputy information officer of that public or private body.