Access to information is a human right protected by Section 32 of our Constitution. In addition, the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) protects and upholds the rights of people to access information.
The Act is there to:
* Protect our Constitutional right to access information
* Enhance the transparency, accountability and effectiveness of government
There are two distinct groups that you may request information from:
a. Public bodies; and
b. Private bodies.
You can ask for any information, although access to certain information may be refused. To get the information you want, you have to follow the correct procedures.
Please complete Attached Form C- REQUEST FOR ACCESS TO RECORD OF PRIVATE BODY.
THIS MANUAL HAS BEEN PREPARED IN TERMS OF SECTION 51 OF THE PROMOTION OF
ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2/2000
Sports Coaches OutReach (SCORE) is a non-profit, non-governmental community development organisation using sport as a medium of development.
|Name of Business||Sports Coaches’ OutReach (Registered Section 21)|
|(Reg No 1995/011975/08)|
|(NPO No 013-048)|
|Known as SCORE|
|Contact Person||The Compliance Officer|
|Physical Address||3rd Floor Burleigh House|
|24 Barrack Street|
|Cape Town 8000|
|Postal Address||P0 Box 4989|
|Cape Town 8000|
|Telephone||+27 21 461 0466|
|Fax||+27 21 461 0455|
Section 51(1)(b)-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|
|Telephone||+27 11 484-8300|
|Fax||+27 11 484-0582|
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
Closed Corporation Act No. 69 of 1984
Companies Act No. 61 of 1973
Compensation of Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act No. 130 of 193
Customs and Excise Act No. 91 of 1964
Electronic Communications and Transactions Act No. 25 of 2002
Employment Equity Act No. 55 of 1998
Income Tax Act No. 58 of 1962
Insolvency Act No. 24 of 1936
Labour Relations Act No. 66 of 1995
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
Value — Added Tax Act No. 89 of 1991
Sections 51(1)(c) and 51(1)(e) - Access to the records held [Sections 51(1)(c) and 51(1)(e)]
Records are available without a person having to request access in terms of this Act in terms of section 52(2) [Section 51(1)(c)]
Management & Administration
Training & Capacity Building
Community Development though Sport
Projects are implemented in all provinces of SA
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.
(Examples of such information are: Requisitions, internal phone lists, company policies, contracts, employee records and general accounting records).
The Request Procedures (Prescribed form and fee structure in respect of private bodies)
The forms and fee structure prescribed under the Act are available at the website of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (www.doj.govza) under the “regulations” section.
Section 51(1)(f) - Other information as may be prescribed
The Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Development has not made any regulations in this regard.
Section 51(3) - Availability of the material
The manual is available at our offices free of charge; and copies are available with the SAHRC, and on our website as listed above.