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

Part 1 : Introductory Provisions

Chapter 2 : General Application Provisions

4. Records held by official or independent contractor of public or private body


For the purposes of this Act, but subject to section 12, a record in the possession or under the control of—

(a) an official of a public body or private body in his or her capacity as such; or
(b) an independent contractor engaged by a public body or private body in the capacity as such contractor,

is regarded as being a record of that public body or private body, respectively.