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Name: Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (No. 2 of 2000).
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2000-02-02
Entry into force:
Published on: Government Gazette, 2000-02-03, Vol. 416, No. 20852, pp. 1-45
ISN: ZAF-2000-L-56232
Bibliography: Government Gazette, 2000-02-03, Vol. 416, No. 20852, pp. 1-45
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line South African Government PDF PDF (consulted on 2022-05-25)
Abstract/Citation: Seeks to give effect to the constitutional right of access to any information held by the State or by another person and that is required for the exercise or protection of any rights. Part 2 regulates access to records of public bodies, Part 3 access to records of private bodies, Part 4 appeals against decisions, and Part 5 defines the functions of the Human Rights Commission.
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