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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 4 : Grounds for Refusal of Access to Records

33. Interpretation

 

 

a) must refuse a request for access to a record contemplated in section 34(1), 35(1), 36(1), 37(1)(a), 38(a), 39(1)(a), 40 or 43(1); or
b) may refuse a request for access to a record contemplated in section 37(1)(b), 38(b), 39(1)(b), 41(1)(a) or (b), 42(1) or (3), 43(2), 44(1) or (2) or 45,

unless the provisions of section 46 apply.

 

2) A provision of this Chapter in terms of which a request for access to a record must or may or may not be refused, may not be construed as—
a) limited in its application in any way by any other provision of this Chapter in terms of which a request for access to a record must or may or may not be refused; and
b) not applying to a particular record by reason that another provision of this Chapter in terms of which a request for access to a record must or may or may not be refused, also applies to that record.