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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

4. Automatic availability of certain records of public bodies


(1) The information officer of a public body, must compile and keep  a description of the categories of records contemplated in section 15(1)(a) of the Act, that are automatically available without a requester having to request access thereto.


(2) The description contemplated in subregulation (1) must be updated as soon as practically possible after an amendment to the description occurs.


(3) The description must be made available—
(a) to the Information Regulator;
(b) on the website of the public body; and
(c) for inspection, at the head office of a public body concerned during normal office hours.


(4) A requester may request a copy of a record referred to in subregulation (1) and must be provided with such copy, upon payment of the fee for reproduction, as provided for in items 2 to 8 of Annexure B to the Regulations.