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Public Service Act, 1994 (Act No. 103 of 1994)


Public Service Regulations, 2016

Chapter 6 : Information Management and Electronic Government

97. Minimum interoperability standards


(1) The Minister shall issue Minimum Interoperability Standards (herein referred to as the "MIOS") for the public service.


(2) The MIOS shall include provision for standards and specifications for—
(a) interconnectivity;
(b) data integration; and
(c) information access.


(3) Any new information and communication technology system developed or acquired or any upgrade of any existing information and communication technology system in the public service shall comply with the MIOS.


(4) A head of department shall—
(a) include compliance with the MIOS in the project approval procedure; and
(b) ensure compliance to the MIOS in the acquisition or use of information and communication technology.