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Have Your Say: Promotion of Access to Information Amendment Bill [B 20 -2019] (National Assembly– Sec 75)

The Select Committee on Security and Justice invites stakeholders and interested persons to submit written submissions on the Promotion of Access to Information Amendment Bill [B 20-2019] (National Assembly– sec 75).

The Promotion of Access to Information Amendment Bill seeks, amongst other matters, to:

Amend the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000, so as to provide for information on the private funding of political parties and independent candidates to be recorded, preserved and made available; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Please kindly restrict comments to the affected clauses in the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 and the matter the Promotion of Access to Information Amendment Bill seeks to remedy. Written submissions must be received by no later than 22 November 2019.

Request for copies of the Bill, written submissions and enquiries must be directed to Mr Zolani Rento or Mr G Dixon, Select Committee on Security and Justice, 3rd Floor, Office 133, 90 Plein Street, Cape Town, 8001 or emailed to gdixon@parliament.gov.za or zrento@parliament.gov.za or faxed to 086 658 9371.

Issued by Hon. S Shaikh, MP, Chairperson: Select Committee on Security and Justice.