Section 39 of the Act establishes the Information Regulator as an independent juristic person which is subject only to the Constitution and the law.More
The President appointed the Chairperson and members of the Information Regulator with effect from 1 Dec 2016, for a period of five years.More
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The Information Regulator welcomes the decision of the Constitutional Court in the case of Black Sash Trust v Minister of Social Development and Others. . The Information Regulator made submissions to the effect that the personal information of grant beneficiaries is their property and could never vest in a third party. The Information Regulator sought a declaratory order to this effect. [17 Mar 2017]