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

Promotion of Access to Information Regulations, 2002

Chapter 1 : General Provisions

2. Availability of guide

 

 

1) The Human Rights Commission must, as soon as possible after the guide has been compiled in terms of section 10(1) or updated in terms of section 10(3) of the Act –
a) make available a copy of the guide, in each official language –
i) to the head of the national department responsible for Government communications and information services;
ii) to every place of legal deposit as defined in section 6 of the Legal Deposit Act, 1997 (Act No. 54 of 1997), and every tertiary education institution established by or under any law; and
iii) upon request, to the head of a private body;
b) make available, in each official language –
i) to the information officers of public bodies such number of copies of the guide as the information officer concerned has indicated in order to comply with regulation 3(1) or (2); and
ii) to the Director-General: Communications such number of copies of the guide as the Director-General has indicated in order to comply with regulation 3(3);
c) publish the guide in each official language in the Gazette;
d) make available a copy of the guide in each official language for public inspection during office hours at the offices of the Human Rights Commission; and
e) make available the guide on the website of the Human Rights Commission.

 

2) The Human Rights Commission may, on request, make available to the persons and the institutions referred to in subregulation (1)(a) additional copies of the guide in the official languages requested.

 

3)
a) Subject to paragraph (b), the Human Rights Commission may not charge any fee for a copy of the guide made available in terms of subregulation (1) or (2) or for inspection of a copy of the guide in terms of subregulation (1)(d).
b) In respect of a copy of the guide made available in a manner other than that contemplated in paragraph (a), the Human Rights Commission may charge the fee prescribed in Item 1 of Part I of Annexure A.