MANUAL PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT NO. 2 OF 2000 (“THE ACT”)

1. OVERVIEW

Adnotes (Pty) Ltd (Registration No.: 2011/004234/07) is a private company incorporated in terms of the company laws of South Africa, providing wireless services.

The current Shareholder and Director is Nkosinathi Welcome Mbele

2. CONTACT PARTICULARS:

Adnotes (Pty) Ltd

100 Entabeni Road

Suite 2

Central Birches

3610

Postal Address:   Same as above

Managing Member:  Nkosinathi Welcome Mbele

Telephone No:                                                    

Email:                                                                

3. SECTION 51 (1) (b) OF THE ACT

3.1 The Act grants a requester access to records of a private body, if the record is required for the exercise or protection of any rights. If a public body lodges a request, the public body must be acting in the public interest.

3.2 Requests in terms of the Act shall be made in accordance with the prescribed procedures, at the rates provided. The forms and tariff are dealt with in Sections 6 and 7 of the Act.

3.3 Requesters are referred to the Guide in terms of Section 10 which has been compiled by the South African Human Rights Commission, which will contain information for the purposes of exercising Constitutional Rights. The Guide is available from the SAHRC.

The contact details of the Commission are:

The South African Human Rights Commissioner PAIA Unit

Postal Address:

Private Bag 2700

HOUGHTON

2070

Telephone No:  (011) – 877 3600

Fax No:  (011) – 403 0625

Website:  www.sahrc.org.za

4. APPLICABLE LEGISLATION(SECTION 51(1)(c))

The Company has records which are maintained in terms of the following laws:

1 No 71 of 2008 Companies Act
2 No 98 of 1978 Copyright Act
3 No 55 of 1998 Employment Equity Act
4 No 95 of 1967 Income Tax Act
5 No 66 of 1995 Labour Relations Act
6 No 89 of 1991 Value Added Tax Act
7 No 70 of 2002 RICA
8 No 75 of 1997 Basic Conditions of Employment Act
9 No 25 of 2002 Electronic Communications and Transactions Act
10 No 2 of 2000 Promotion of Access of Information Act
11 No 30 of 1996 Unemployment Insurance Act

5. SCHEDULE OF RECORDS (SECTION 51 (1) (d))

The company has various records of clients including copies of identity documents, proofs of addresses, invoices and financial records.

6.FORM OF REQUEST(SECTION 51(1)(e))

6.1 Use the prescribed form, available on the website of the South African Human Rights Commission at www.sahrc.org.za.

6.2 Address your request to the Managing Director.

6.3 Provide sufficient details to enable the corporation to identify:

6.3.1 the record(s) requested;

6.3.2 the requester (and if an agent is lodging the request, proof of capacity);

6.3.3 the form of access required;

6.3.4 the postal address or email of the requester in South Africa:

6.3.5 if the requester wishes to be informed of the decision in any manner (in addition to written) the manner and particulars thereof;

6.3.6 the right which the requester is seeking to exercise or protect with an explanation of the reason the record is required to exercise or protect the right.

7. PRESCRIBED FEES(SECTION 51(1)(f))

7.1 The following applies to requests (other than personal requests).

7.2 A requestor is required to pay the prescribed fees (applicable at the time) before a request will be processed.

7.3 If the preparation of the record requested requires more than the prescribed hours (six), a deposit shall be paid (of not more than one third of the access fee which would be payable if the request were granted).

7.4 A requestor may lodge an application with a court against the tender/payment of the request fee and/or deposit.

7.5 Records may be withheld until the fees have been paid.

7.6The fee structure is available on the website of the South African Human Rights Commission at www.sahrc.org.za

8. AVAILABILITY OF THE MANUAL

  • This manual is available for inspection by the general public upon request, during office hours and free of charge on the website or at the shop of Adnotes and copies may also be requested from the South African Human Rights Commission.
  • The Act, forms and fee structures prescribed under the Act are available at the website of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, doj.gov.zaunder legislation.