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

Part 6 : Transitional Provisions

86. Application of other legislation providing for access

 

 

1) The Minister must, within 12 months after the commencement of section 6, introduce a Bill in Parliament proposing the amendment of—
a) Part 1 of the Schedule to include the provisions of legislation which provide for or promote access to a record of a public body; and
b) Part 2 of the Schedule to include the provisions of legislation which provide for or promote access to a record of a private body.

 

2) Until the amendment of this Act contemplated in subsection (1) takes effect, any other legislation not referred to in the Schedule which provides for access to a record of a public body or a private body in a manner which, including, but not limited to, the payment of fees, is not materially more onerous than the manner in which access may be obtained in terms of Part 2 or 3 of this Act, respectively, access may be given in terms of that legislation.