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About PAIA
Constitution says:

Section 32(1)(a) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Act, No. 108 of 1996 (hereinafter referred to as “the Constitution”) provides that everyone has a right of access to any information held by the state and any information held by another person that is required for the exercise or protection of any rights.

Summary of the Act:

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, No. 2 of 2000 (hereinafter referred to as “PAIA” or “the Act”) is the National legislation which was enacted to give effect to the Constitutional Right of Access to Information. PAIA was promulgated in 2000, and came into operation on 9 March 2001, and section 14 for public bodies and 51 for private bodies came into operation on 15 February 2002. It gives access to information held by governmental bodies and private bodies required for the protection of any person's rights.

How do we request for information?

Any person requesting for information must complete the prescribed form and address that to the Information Officer. This can be sent by post, hand delivery, fax or by email.

PAIA Fees Annexure A
PAIA Request Form Annexure B
PAIA Appeal Form Annexure C
PAIA Section 15 2023
Updated and Approved PAIA Manual 2023
Promotion of Administrative Justice Act
PAIA Manual
Form A
Form B
Form D
For more Information Contact:
Daphne Ramokgopa
Chief Information Officer (HOD)
Malamule Priscilla
Deputy Information Officer
  Tel: 015 230 4350
  Fax:015 291 2335