Information Regulator of South Africa
Competence:Privacy / Data Protection and ATI / RTI
Year established: 2016
Head of authority:Adv. Pansy Tlakula is the Chairperson of the Information Regulator of South Africa. She has occupied high profile positions in both the private and public sectors.
In 1995, Pansy Tlakula was appointed by President Mandela as one of the first commissioners of the South Africa Human Rights Commission. The other positions that she has occupied include the following:
- Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights and its special Rapporteur on freedom of Expression and Access to Information.
- Chairperson and Chief Electoral Officer of the Electoral Commissions.
In June 2019, Pansy was elected to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
The Protection of Personal Information Act, 2003, (Act 4 of 2013)
The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act 2 of 2000)
Promotion of Access to Information Amendment Act, 2019 (Act 31 of 2019) Eng/Afr
The Promotion of Access to Information Amendment Act, 2002 (Act 54 of 2002)
Address: Johannesburg, South Africa
Telephone: +27 83656 5031
Email: [email protected]