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

Part 7 : General Provisions

90. Offences

 

 

1) A person who with intent to deny a right of access in terms of this Act
a) destroys, damages or alters a record;
b) conceals a record; or
c) falsifies a record or makes a false record,

commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding two years.

 

2) An information officer who wilfully or in a grossly negligent manner fails to comply with the provisions of section 14 commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine, or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding two years.

 

3) A head of a private body who wilfully or in a grossly negligent manner fails to comply with the provisions of section 51 commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine, or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding two years.

 

[Section 90 substituted by section 24 of Act 55 of 2003.]