Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000)
Part 4 : Appeals against Decisions
Chapter 2 : Applications to Court
81. Proceedings are civil
|(1)||For the purposes of this Chapter proceedings on application in terms of section 78 are civil proceedings.|
|(2)||The rules of evidence applicable in civil proceedings apply to proceedings on application in terms of section 78.|
|(3)||The burden of establishing that—|
|(a)||the refusal of a request for access; or|
complies with the provisions of this Act rests on the party claiming that it so complies.
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