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

Promotion of Access to Information Regulations, 2002

Chapter 2 : Access to records of Public Bodies

4. Availability of manual : Public body

 

 

1) Immediately after the manual has been compiled in terms of section 14(1) or updated in terms of section 14(2) of the Act –
a) The information officer of a public body must
i) make available a copy of the manual in at least the three official languages in which the manual is compiled as required by section 14 of the Act, to –
(aa) the Human Rights Commission; and
(ab) the head of office of every office of that public body; and
ii) make available the manual on the website, if any, of the public body, and
b) The information officer of a public body may publish the manual in three official languages in the Gazette.

 

2) The information officer of a public body, may, on request, make available to the institutions referred to in subregulation (1)(a) additional copies of the manual in the official language requested.

 

3) The information officer of a public body may not charge any fee for a copy of the manual made available in terms of subregulation (1) or (2).