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

Part 5 : Information Regulator

84. Report to National Assembly by Information Regulator

 

 

The Information Regulator must include in its annual report to the National Assembly referred to in section 181(5) of the Constitution

a) any recommendation in terms of section 83(3)(a); and
b) in relation to each public body, particulars of—
i) the number of requests for access received;
ii) the number of requests for access granted in full;
iii) the number of requests for access granted in terms of section 46;
iv) the number of requests for access refused in full and refused partially and the number of times each provision of this Act was relied on to refuse access in full or partially;
v) the number of cases in which the periods stipulated in section 25(1) were extended in terms of section 26(1);
vi) the number of internal appeals lodged with the relevant authority and the number of cases in which, as a result of an internal appeal, access was given to a record or a part thereof;
vii) the number of internal appeals which were lodged on the ground that a request for access was regarded as having been refused in terms of section 27;
viii) the number of applications made to every court and the outcome thereof and the number of decisions of every court appealed against and the outcome thereof;
ix) the number of applications to every court which were lodged on the ground that an internal appeal was regarded as having been dismissed in terms of section 77(7);
x) the number of complaints lodged with the Public Protector in respect of a right conferred or duty imposed by this Act and the nature and outcome thereof; and
xi) such other matters as may be prescribed.