Linux Administration, Solutions and Applications
Network Security, Firewalls, Vulnerability Scanning, Penetration Testing
Storage Solutions, SAN, NAS, Virtualisation, Data Protection
Open Source, Email, Web Service, CMS, Systems Monitoring

PAIA

Promotion of Access to Information Act

 

Section 51 Manual for Private Bodies
THIS MANUAL HAS BEEN PREPARED IN TERMS OF SECTION 51 OF THE PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2 / 2000

Section 51(1)(a)

Name of Business

XStore

Type of business

IT Consultancy offering storage, Linux and network security services.

Contact Person

Robby Pedrica

Physical Address

137 Thomas Bowler Avenue

Edgemead

Cape Town

7441

Postal Address

5 Palm Close

Seder Avenue

Panorama

Cape Town

7500

Telephone

t: 021 558 6668

c: 082 416 8696

Fax

0866623246

Website

http://www.xstore.co.za

E-mail

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Section 51(1)(b)

2) The section 10 Guide on how to use the Act

The Guide is available from the South African Human Rights Commission. Please direct queries to:

The South African Human Rights Commission:

PAIA Unit

The Research and Documentation Department

Postal Address: Private Bag 2700

Houghton

2041

Telephone: +27 11 484-8300

Fax: +27 11 484-0582

Website: www.sahrc.org.za

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Section 51(1)(d)

Information is available in terms of the following legislation, if and where applicable:

Basic Conditions of Employment Act No. 75 of 1997

Electronic Communications and Transactions Act No. 25 of 2002

Employment Equity Act No. 55 of 1998

Income Tax Act No. 58 of 1962

Occupational Health and Safety Act No. 85 of 1993

Patents Act No. 57 of 1978

Promotion of Access to Information Act No. 2 of 2000

Skills development Levies Act No. 9 of 1999

Trademarks Act No. 194.of 1993

Unemployment Insurance Act No. 30 of 1966

 

Sections 51(1)(c) and 51(1)(e)

4) Access to the records held [Sections 51(1)(c) and 51(1)(e)]

Records which are available without a person having to request access in terms of this Act in terms of section 52(2) [Section 51(1)(c)]

This information can be defined as operational information needed in the day to day running of the company and is generally of little to no use to persons outside the company.

  • Internal phone lists
  • company policies

 

The Request Procedures

(Prescribed form and fee structure in respect of private bodies)

  • The forms prescribed under the Act are available at the website of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development( http://www.doj.gov.za) at http://www.justice.gov.za/forms/paia/J752_paia_Form%20C.pdf
  • Please supply the completed form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with a R 50 fee payable via postal order.
  • The requester may lodge an application to the court against the tender or payment of the request fee.
  • The request for a record will be responded to within 30 days of receipt of the request. Please note that a request may be refused on the grounds contained in the Act.
  • After the entity has made a decision on the request, the requester must be notified via email.
  • If the request is granted then a further access fee may be required to be paid for the search, reproduction and preparation and for any time that has exceeded the prescribed hours to search and prepare the record for disclosure.
  • Should your request be denied, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

[Section 51(1)(e)]

Records that may be requested

  • copies of incoming and outgoing email correspondence
  • insurance policies
  • fixed assets
  • vehicle details
  • licenses
  • tax returns
  • invoices

 

Section 51(1)(f)

5) Other information as may be prescribed

The Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Development has not made any regulations in this regard.

 

Section 51(3)

6) Availability of the material

The manual is available at our offices free of charge; and copies are available with the SAHRC, in the Gazette and on our website as listed above.


 

 

Copyright (c) XStore 2017. All rights reserved.
Designed by joomla2you.com