Promotion of Access to Information Act

Promotion of Access to Information Act

                                                 JOHANN GROBLER & ASSOCIATES ATTORNEYS

MANUAL PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 51 OF THE PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2 OF 2000

1. INTRODUCTION

Johann Grobler & Associates is a firm that conducts a legal practice that focuses mainly on conveyancing and deceased estate matters.

2. COMPANY CONTACT DETAILS

Name of body: Johann Grobler & Associates

Requests for access to information should be addressed to:

Mr Johann Grobler
Sole proprietor

Postal address: Johann Grobler &  Associates
P O Box 6721
Westgate
1734
South Africa

Physical address: 05 Ontdekkers Road
Breaunanda
Roodepoort
1739

Johannesburg
South Africa

Telephone: +27 11 664 8812 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting       

Facsimile: +27 11 664 8819

E-mail: Contact Johann    jgrobler@pop.co.za

Website: http://www.jglaw.co.za

3. GUIDE IN TERMS OF SECTION 10 OF THE ACT

The section 10 Guide on how to use the Act is available from the South African Human Rights Commission. Enquiries can be directed to:

The South African Human Rights Commission:
PAIA Unit
Private Bag 2700
Houghton
2041

Tel: +27 11 484 8300 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting      end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Fax: +27 11 484 0582
Website:
http://www.sahrc.org.za
Email: PAIA@sahrc.org.za

4. RECORDS AVAILABLE IN TERMS OF LEGISLATION OTHER THAN THE PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2 OF 2000.

Documents are held in accordance with statutory provisions that include those in the following Acts. This list is not exhaustive.

  • Attorneys Act, Act no. 53 of 1979
  • Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997
  • Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993
  • Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998
  • Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001
  • Income Tax Act 58 of 1962
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993
  • Unemployment Insurance Act 30 of 1966; Act 4 of 2002
  • Value-Added Tax Act 89 of 1991

5. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS HELD BY JOHANN GROBLER & ASSOCIATES

The Firm's web page http://www.jglaw.co.za , which is accessible to anyone who has access to the Internet, contains information relating to the areas of legal practice in which the company specialises.

Other records held by the Company include:

  • Financial records
  • Employee records
  • Client records
  • Commercial contracts
  • Debt collection records

Records and information required for the exercise or protection of any rights will be made available subject to the provisions of the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000. Access to records may be refused on grounds specified in the Act.

6. FORM OF REQUEST

The requester must use the prescribed form to make the request for access to a record. Request forms can be obtained on the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) web site http://www.sahrc.org.za  . The request must be made to the contact person at the address, fax number of electronic mail address given in paragraph 2 of this Manual.

7. PRESCRIBED FEES

A requester who seeks access to a record containing personal information about that requester is not required to pay the request fee. Every other requester must pay the required request fee of R50.00. The fee structure can be obtained on the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) web site http://www.sahrc.org.za

8. AVAILABILITY OF THE MANUAL

This manual is available for inspection at the offices of Johann Grobler & Associates at no cost. Copies of the manual may be obtained, subject to the prescribed fees, from these offices. The manual can also be accessed on the web sites of the SAHRC http://www.sahrc.org.za  and of Johann Grobler & Associates http://www.jglaw.co.za  and it will be published in the Government Gazette. The manual accessible in the Government Gazette and on the web sites of Johann Grobler & Associates and of the SAHRC do not include the request forms or fee structure.

 

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