What is Paia and how does it work??
PAIA came into operation on 9 March 2001. In terms of the Constitution and PAIA, all people in South Africa, including non-nationals, can request information from public and private bodies. In 2013, President Zuma signed the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) into law.
What is the promotion of access to information (Paia)??
The Promotion of Access to Information Act, No. 2 of 2000 (PAIA) was enacted to give effect to the constitutional right of access to information. PAIA came into operation on 9 March 2001. In terms of the Constitution and PAIA, all people in South Africa, including non-nationals, can request information from public and private bodies.
How do you ensure alignment between Popi Information Officer (IO) and Paia??
Ensure alignment between your Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) and POPI Information Officer (IO) Decide whether the CEO can fulfill the IO function or needs a Deputy/Deputies (DIO) 3. Perform a gap analysis versus the POPI Act Set interim and final targets for compliance with the POPI Act.
What is Section 14 of Paia??
Section 14 of PAIA sets out what information must be contained in the manual. The manual must be translated into three official languages and submitted to the Commission annually. Section 14 Manuals must only be sent to the following email address: [email protected] Compliance by private bodies.