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

Part 4 : Appeals against Decisions

Chapter 1 : Internal Appeals against Decisions of Information Officers of Certain Public Bodies

74. Right of internal appeal to relevant authority

 

 

1) A requester may lodge an internal appeal against a decision of the information officer of a public body referred to in paragraph (a) of the definition of "public body" in section 1—
a) to refuse a request for access; or
b) taken in terms of section 22, 26(1) or 29(3),

in relation to that requester with the relevant authority.

 

2) A third party may lodge an internal appeal against a decision of the information officer of a public body referred to in paragraph (a) of the definition of "public body" in section 1 to grant a request for access.