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

Chapter 10 : Enforcement

81. Investigation proceedings of Regulator



For the purposes of the investigation of a complaint the Regulator may—

(a) summon and enforce the appearance of persons before the Regulator and compel them to give oral or written evidence on oath and to produce any records and things that the Regulator considers necessary to investigate the complaint, in the same manner and to the same extent as the High Court;
(b) administer oaths;
(c) receive and accept any evidence and other information, whether on oath, by affidavit or otherwise, that the Regulator sees fit, whether or not it is or would be admissible in a court of law;
(d) at any reasonable time, subject to section 81, enter and search any premises occupied by a responsible party;
(e) conduct a private interview with any person in any premises entered under section 84 subject to section 82; and
(f) otherwise carry out in those premises any inquiries that the Regulator sees fit in terms of section 82.