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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

7. Request for access to information


(1) A request for access to a record contemplated in section 18(1) or 53(1) of the Act, must be made on a form that corresponds substantially with Form 2 of Annexure A to the Regulations, to the information officer.


(2) The information officer must—
(a) assist a requester with any request with regards to a request for access to information; and
(b) if a request for access to a record is made orally as a result of illiteracy or a disability of a requester, complete Form 2 of Annexure A to the Regulations on behalf of the requester and provide a copy thereof to the requester, as contemplated in section 18(3) of the Act.


(3) The request fee payable by every requester referred to in section 22(1) or 54(1) of the Act is prescribed in item 1 of Annexure B to the Regulations.