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


Regulations relating to the Promotion of Access to Information, 2021

Chapter 3 : Access to Information

5. Voluntary disclosure and automatic availability of certain records of private bodies


(1) The Head of a private body, may compile and keep a description of the categories of records contemplated in section 52(1)(a) of the Act that are—
(a) voluntarily disclosed; or
(b) automatically available without a requester having to request access thereto.


(2) If a description contemplated in subregulation (1) is compiled and kept, it must be—
(a) updated as soon as practically possible after any amendment to the description occurs; and
(b) made available—
(i) to the Information Regulator;
(ii) on the website of the private body; and
(iii) for  inspection, at the registered head office of a private  body concerned  during normal office hours.


(3) A requester may request a copy of a record referred to in subregulation (1) and must be provided with such copy, upon payment of the fee for reproduction, as provided for in items 2 to 8 of Annexure B to the Regulations.