Date:No.2 of 2000

Promotion of Access to Information Act No.2 of 2000

 

Overview of the Promotion of Access to Information Act No.2 of 2000 and General Provisions :

CI Systems's Application in terms of the Access to Information Act :

South African Law Reports :

South African History Archive :

Interesting Reading :

 


 

Overview of the Promotion of Access to Information Act No.2 of 2000

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

Definition

To give effect to the constitutional right of access to any information held by the State and any information that is held by another person and that is required for the exercise or protection of any rights; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Part 7 General Provisions

Liability

89. No person is criminally or civilly liable for anything done in good faith in the exercise or performance or purported exercise or performance of any power or duty in terms of this Act.

Offences         

90. A person who with intent to deny a right of access in terms of this Act -

(a) destroys, damages or alters a record;
(b) conceals a record; or
(c) falsifies a record or makes a false record,

commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding two years.

 


 

CI Systems's Application in terms of the Access to Information Act

Heads of Argument

Applicant  

CCII Systems (Pty) Ltd
First, Second and Third Respondents S. Fakie; S.A.M. Baqwa; B. Ngcuka
Fourth Respondent M.G.P. Lekota
Open Democracy Advice Centre ODAC

Judgement

Order
Judgement
2002-11-15
Judge Hartzenberg

CCII Systems (Pty) Ltd 
Shauket Fakie 
S.A.M. Baqwa 
Bulelani Ngcuka 
M.G.P. Lekota 

CI Systems
Auditor-General
Public-Protector
National Director Public Prosecutions
Minister of Defence

Applicant
First Respondent
Second Respondent
Third Respondent
Fourth Respondent

Notice of Appeal

2002-12-10 

Dear Friends and Countrymen

In the interests of open democracy, transparency and good governance, the Auditor-General, Public Protector and National Director of Public Prosecutions have lodged a notice of appeal on 2002-12-06 against the judgement in the Pretoria High Court against them concerning my application for review in respect of the Auditor-General's refusal to grant access to records under the Promotion of Access to Information Act.