PAIA Manual

PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT (PAIA) MANUAL

The right to privacy is an integral human right recognized and protected in the South African Constitution and enforced by the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 and Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA). These ACTs are the primary instrument regulating personal data protection in South Africa. The purpose of this manual is to facilitate requests for access to records (including records containing Personal Information). A person requesting access to records from SAIG (“the Requester”) is advised to familiarise themselves with the provisions of PAIA before making any requests to SAIG in terms of PAIA.

The PAIA manual can be downloaded from here.

The required form to be completed when requesting access to records can be downloaded from here.

Completed forms can be emailed to [email protected]