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Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000)

Part 2 : Access to Records of Public Bodies

Chapter 2 : Publication and Availability of Certain Records

15. Voluntary disclosure and automatic availability of certain records

 

 

1) The information officer of a public body, referred to in paragraph (a) or (b)(i) of the definition of "public body" in section 1, must make available in the prescribed manner a description of—
a) the categories of records of the public body that are automatically available without a person having to request access in terms of this Act, including such categories available—
i) for inspection in terms of legislation other than this Act;
ii) for purchase or copying from the body; and
iii) from the body free of charge; and
b) how to obtain access to such records.

[Sub-section 1 amended by section 110 of Act No. 4 of 2013].

 

2) [Sub-section 2 deleted by section 110 of Act No. 4 of 2013].

 

3) The only fee payable (if any) for access to a record is a prescribed fee for reproduction.

[Sub-section 3 amended by section 110 of Act No. 4 of 2013].

 

4) The information officer of a public body may delete any part of a record contemplated in subsection (1)(a) which, on a request for access, may or must be refused in terms of Chapter 4 of this Part.

 

5) Section 11 and any other provisions in this Act related to that section do not apply to any category of records included in a notice in terms of subsection (2).