NEL & STEVENS ATTORNEYS TEL: (033) 413-1181
117 a VOORTREKKER STREET FAX: (033) 413-1907
IN TERMS OF
THE PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT,
ACT 2 OF 2000.
1.1 The Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 200 (hereinafter referred to as the “Act”) provides that every firm must publish a manual to assist persons requesting information from that firm and to provide the procedures to be followed to gain access to that information and documentation.
1.2 Nel & Stevens carry on business as attorneys and is a private body as defined in the Act.
Designated Person Barry Kruger
Postal Address P O Box 60
Street Address 117a Voortrekker Street
Telephone Number (033) 413-1181
Fax Number (033) 413-1907
E-mail Address firstname.lastname@example.org
The South African Human Rights Commission:
The Research and Documentation Department
Private Bag X 2700
Tel: +27 11 484-8300
Fax: +27 11 484-0582
4.1 Section 52 of the Act provides that a private body may on a voluntary and periodic basis submit to the Minister a description of the categories of records of the private body that are automatically available without a person having to request access in terms of the Act and that the Minister may, on a periodic basis and by Notice in the Gazette, publish any description so submitted and any updates.
4.2 Nel & Stevens has not submitted any such categories of records to the Minister for publication.
Nel & Stevens keeps information and records in accordance with a number of statutes including the following:-
5.1 The Attorneys Act, No. 53 of 1979
5.2 The Small Claims Act No. 61 of 1984
5.3 The Companies Act No. 61 of 1973
5.4 The Close Corporations Act No. 69 of 1984
5.5 The Income Tax Act No. 58 of 1962
5.6 The Value Added Tax Act No. 89 of 1991
5.7 The Trust Property Control Act No. 57 of 1988
5.8 The Share Block Control Act No. 59 of 1980
5.9 The Sectional Titles Act No. 95 of 1986
5.10 The Labour Relations Act No. 66 of 1995
5.11 The Basic Conditions of Employment Act No. 75 of 1997
5.12 The Employment Equity Act No. 55 of 1998
5.13 The Estate Agency Affairs Act No. 112 of 1976
Nel & Stevens is a general attorneys practice and the field of work covers far too many subjects for them to be listed and includes:-
Any person wishing to request a record from Nel & Stevens must address the request in writing to the designated person referred to in Paragraph 2 above at the street address, the postal address, the fax number or the E-mail address provided therein in the form prescribed in the Act.
The fees payable are the maximum prescribed in the Act.
Section 51(1)(f) provides that this manual shall contain such other information as shall be prescribed. Nel & Stevens is not aware of any other information that has been prescribed.
This manual is available:-
11.1 At the offices of Nel & Stevens, 117a Voortrekker Street Greytown and Shop 19, Ballito Centre Sandra Road Ballito.
11.2 On its website at http://www.nelandstevens.co.za
11.3 From the South African Human Rights Commission.