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Companies Act, 2008 (Act No. 71 of 2008)

Companies Regulations, 2011

Chapter 2 : Formation, Administration and Dissolution of Companies

Part C : Transparency, accountability and integrity of companies

24. Access to company information

 

 

See section 26

 

(1) Any right of access of any person to any information contemplated in section 26 or in this regulation may be exercised only in accordance with—
(a) the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000); or
(b) the provision of section 26; and
(c) sub-regulation (3) to (4).

 

(2) A person claiming a right of access to any record held by a company may not exercise that right until—
(a) a request to exercise that right has been made to the company in terms of sub-regulation (3); or
(b) to the extent applicable, the person’s right of access to the information has been confirmed in accordance with the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000.

 

(3) A person claiming a right of access to any record held by a company must make a written request, as contemplated in section 26 (4), by delivering to the company—
(a) a completed Request for Access to Information in Form CoR 24; or
(b) to the extent applicable any further documents or other material required in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000.

 

(4) A company, that receives a request in terms of subsection 3(a) must, within 14 business days, accede to the request.