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

Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act 2 of 2000)

Promotion of Access to Information Regulations, 2002

Chapter 1 : General Provisions

3A. Offences and penalties

 

 

1) An information officer of a public body or a head of an office referred to in regulation 4(1)(a)(i)(bb), who wilfully or in a grossly negligent manner -
a) fails to comply with a provision of regulation 4(1)(a) or 5(a), as the case may be; or
b) contravenes regulation 4(3) or 5(b), as the case may be; or
c) charges any fee other than the fee prescribed in terms of these regulations, is guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding two years.

 

2) A head of a private body who wilfully or in a grossly negligent manner -
a) fails to comply with a provision of regulation 9(1)(a) or (2)(a); or
b) (b) contravenes regulation 9(2)(b); or
c) charges any fee other than the fee prescribed in terms of these regulations, is guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding two years.