Resource for Section 83(3)(d) of the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) 2 of 2000
About Section 83(3)(d) of PAIA:
Section 83(3)(d) of the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) 2 of 2000 is a crucial provision that empowers individuals to exercise their right to access information held by public and private bodies. This section specifically addresses the procedures for requesting access to records, lodging internal appeals, and making requests to private bodies. At JICS, we are committed to providing you with the resources and forms needed to navigate these processes effectively.
Forms and Resources:
Form 2 – Request for Access to Records of a Public Body: This form is your initial step in requesting access to records held by a public body. It enables you to formally request information under PAIA. Download Form 2 here.
Form 3 – Notice of Internal Appeal: If your request for information from a public body is denied or not addressed to your satisfaction, Form B allows you to lodge an internal appeal. This form is essential in the event that you believe your request has been improperly handled. Download Form 3 here.
Form 4 – Request for Access to Record of Private Body: Section 83(3)(d) of PAIA also extends to private bodies, allowing individuals to request access to records held by them. Form C is the designated document for initiating this process. Download Form 4 here.
Your Rights and Responsibilities:
At JICS, we recognise the importance of transparency and accountability in accessing information. It is essential to understand your rights and responsibilities as a requester. We encourage you to read the PAIA legislation and related guidelines to ensure that you make informed requests.
Why Choose JICS:
Our commitment to promoting access to information and upholding the principles of PAIA is unwavering. We provide easily accessible, comprehensive resources and forms to simplify the process of requesting information from both public and private bodies. Our goal is to empower you to exercise your right to access information in accordance with the law.
If you have questions or need assistance with your PAIA requests, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our dedicated team is here to help you navigate the process and ensure that your rights are protected.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Vick Misser
Deputy Information Officers
Director: Legal Services
Ms Thembelihle Ngema
Director: Support Services
Mr Eddie Brewis
Director: Management Regions
Ms Ntombizodwa Sibutha
JICS Head Office:
Eco-Origins Block C3
349 Witch-Hazel Street
Highveld, Ext. 79
Tel: 012 321 0303