PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT (PAIA), No 2 of 2000

The Promotion of Access to Information Act is administered by the Human Rights Commission http://www.sahrc.org.za/paia_info.htm

This Act created the framework for the right to access information that is enshrined in section 32 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, Act 108 of 1996. The purpose of this legislation is to promote a culture of transparency, accountability and good governance.

In terms of section 51 of the PAIA Act, NAACCSA is/was required to compile, implement and Submit a Section 51 Manual to SAHRC by 31 December 2011.

The NAACCSA Section51 Manual can be viewed by following this link :

PAIA Manual _ NAACCSA Dec 2011