CameraStuff - PAIA SECTION 51 MANUAL (for Private Bodies)

Promotion of Access to Information
SECTION 51 MANUAL FOR Private Bodies
Camerastuff cc
Section 51(1) (a)
Name of Business – Camerastuff cc
Contact Person – The Public Officer / Information Officer
Postal Address:
32 Richmond Avenue, Craighall Park, 2196
Street Address:
473 Jan Smuts Avenue, Blairgowrie, 2194
Telephone: +27 (0)11 880 4155
Date : June 2021
Section 51(1)(b)
Description of Guide referred to in Section 10:
A Guide has been compiled in terms of Section 10 of PAIA by the Human Rights Commission.
It contains information required by a person wishing to exercise any right, contemplated by
PAIA. It is available in all of the official languages.
The Guide is available for inspection, inter alia, at the office of the offices of the Human
Rights Commission at 29 Princess of Wales Terrace, cnr York and St. Andrews Street,
Parktown or on its website at
Postal Address: Private Bag 2700
Telephone: +27 11 484-8300
Fax: +27 11 484-0582
The latest notice in terms of Section 52(2) (if any):
At this stage no notice(s) has/have been published on the categories of records that are
automatically available without a person having to request access in terms of PAIA.
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Section 51(1)d)
Records available in terms of any other legislation
Information is available in terms of the following legislation, if and where applicable:
Basic Conditions of Employment No.75 of 1997
Closed Corporation Act No 69 of 1984
Companies Act No. 61 of 1973
Compensation for Occupation Injuries and Health Diseases Act No. 130 of 1993
Customs and Excise Act No. 91 of 1964
Income Tax Act No. 95 of 1967
Labour Relations Act No. 66 of 1995
Promotion of Access to Information Act No. 2 of 2000
Skills Development Act No. 97 of 1998
Unemployment Contributions Act No. 4 of 2002
Unemployment Insurance Act No. 63 of 2001
Value Added Tax Act No. 89 of 1991
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Subjects and Categories of Records held by Camerastuff cc: [Section 51(1)(e)]
Records which are available to a person wishing to request access in terms of this Act in
terms of Section 52(2) [Section 51(1)(c)].
This information can be defined as operational information needed in the day to day running
of the company and is generally of little to no use to persons outside the company.
Examples of such information are:-
i. Administration
Documents of Incorporation/Registration documents of entity
Minutes of Meetings
Share Register and other statutory registers
Records relating to the appointment of directors /members/trustees /auditors
/accountants/secretary/public officer/Information Officer and other officers
ii. Personnel Documents and Records
Employment Contracts
Salary Records
Leave Records
Training records
iii. Financial Information
Financial Statements
Tax Returns
Accounting records
Asset Register
Rental Agreements
iv. Income Tax Records
PAYE Records
Documents issued to employees for income tax purposes
Records of payments made to SARS on behalf of employees
VAT records
Skill Development Levies
Workmen’s Compensation
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The Request Procedures
(Prescribed form and fee structure in respect of private bodies)
The forms and fee structure prescribed under the Act are available at the website of the
Department of Justice and Constitutional Development ( ) under the
“regulations” section.
The requester must complete Form C and submit this form together with a request fee, to
the head of the private body.
The form must be submitted to the head of the private body at his/ her address, fax number,
or electronic mail address
The form must:-
provide sufficient particulars to enable the head of the private body to identify
the record/s requested and to identify the requester,
indicate which form of access is required,
specify a postal address or fax number of the requester in the Republic,
identify the right that the requester is seeking to exercise or protect, and provide
an explanation of why the requested record is required for the exercise or
protection of that right,
if in addition to a written reply, the requester wishes to be informed of the
decision on the request in any other manner, to state that manner and the
necessary particulars to be informed in the other manner,
if the request is made on behalf of another person, to submit proof of the
capacity in which the requester is making the request, to the reasonable
satisfaction of the head of the private body.
Section 51(1)(f)
Other information as may be prescribed
The Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Development has not made any regulations in this
Section 51(3)
Availability of the material
The manual is available at our offices and on our official website
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