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

Part 4 : Appeals against Decisions

Chapter 1A :  Complaints to Regulator

77E. Pre-investigation proceedings of Regulator



Before proceeding to investigate any matter in terms of this Chapter, the Information Regulator must, in the prescribed manner, inform—

(a)        the complainant of the Information Regulator’s intention to conduct the investigation; and

(b)        the information officer of the public body or the head of the private body, as the case may be, to whom the complaint relates of the—

(i)        details of the complaint; and

(ii)        right of the information officer or the head to submit to the Information Regulator, within a reasonable period, a written response in relation to the complaint.


[Section 77E inserted by section 110 of Act No. 4 of 2013].