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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 5 : Third Party Notification and Intervention

48. Representations and consent by third parties

 

 

1) A third party that is informed in terms of section 47(1) of a request for access, may, within 21 days after the third party has been informed—
a) make written or oral representations to the information officer concerned why the request should be refused; or
b) give written consent for the disclosure of the record to the requester concerned.

 

2) A third party that obtains knowledge about a request for access other than in terms of section 47(1) may—
a) make written or oral representations to the information officer concerned why the request should be refused; or
b) give written consent for the disclosure of the record to the requester concerned.