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

Part 3 : Access to Records of Private Bodies

Chapter 4 : Grounds for Refusal of Access to Records

66. Mandatory protection of safety of individuals, and protection of property

 

 

The head of a private body

a) must refuse a request for access to a record of the body if its disclosure could reasonably be expected to endanger the life or physical safety of an individual; or
b) may refuse a request for access to a record of the body if its disclosure would be likely to prejudice or impair—
i) the security of—
aa) a building, structure or system, including, but not limited to, a computer or communication system;
bb) a means of transport; or
cc) any other property; or
ii) methods, systems, plans or procedures for the protection of—
aa) an individual in accordance with a witness protection scheme;
bb) the safety of the public, or any part of the public; or
cc) the security of property contemplated in subparagraph (i)(aa), (bb) or (cc).