PAIA – PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT

PAIA – PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT NR. 2 OF 2000

MARAIS MULLER HENDRICKS INC. ("MMH Inc.")

MANUAL PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 51 OF THE PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT

1. INTRODUCTION

The aim of this manual is to assist potential requestors with the procedure for requesting access to information / documents from MMH Inc. The manual may be amended from time to time and as soon as any amendments have been finalised, the latest version of the manual will be made public. Any requestor is advised to contact the Administrative Manager should he/she require any assistance in respect of the using of this manual and/or the requesting of information from MMH Inc. 

2. CONTACT DETAILS (Section 51(1)(a) of the Act)

Name of body: Marais Muller Hendricks Inc..
Appointed Information Officer: Administrative Manager (Lagurenne van der Westhuizen)
Address: First Floor, Tyger Forum A, 53 Willie van Schoor Drive, BELLVILLE
Postal Address: P O Box 3392, Tyger Valley, 7536
Telephone: (021) 943 3000
Fax: (021) 943 3030
E-mail: lagurenne@maraismuller.co.za
Website address: www.maraismullerhendricks.co.za

3. GUIDE IN TERMS OF SECTION 10 OF THE ACT (Section 51(1)(b) of the Act)

In terms of Section 10 of the Act, a guide will be compiled by the South African Human Rights Commission containing such information as may be required by a person who wishes to exercise any right contemplated in the Act. The guide will be made available in all official languages by the SAHRC and is obtainable from the SAHRC. Contact details of the South African Human Rights Commission are as follows: PAIA Unit, The Research and Documentation Department, Private Bag 2700, Houghton, 2041.

Telephone: +27 11 484 8300
Fax: +27 011 484 0582 / 1360
Website: www.sahrc.org.za
E-mail: PAIA@sahrc.org.za

4. NOTICE(S) IN TERMS OF SECTION 52(2) OF THE ACT (Section 51(1)(c) of the Act)

At this stage no notice(s) has / have been published.

5. INFORMATION / DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH OTHER LEGISLATION (Section 51(1)(d) of the Act)

MMH Inc. keeps information / documents in accordance with the following legislation (please note that this is not an exhaustive list): - Attorneys Act, Number 59 of 1973, Pension Funds Act, Nr. 24 of 1956, Income Tax Act Nr. 58 of 1962 (Section 75), Companies Act Nr. 61 of 1973, Copyright Act Nr. 98 of 1978, Value Added Tax Act Nr. 89 of 1991 (Section 65), Occupation Health and Safety Act Nr. 85 of 1993, Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act Nr. 130 of 1993 (Section 97), Labour Relations Act Nr. 66 of 1995, Basic Conditions of Employment Act Nr. 75 of 1997 (Section 31), Employment Equity Act Nr. 55 of 1998 (Section 26), Sills Development Act Nr. 97 of 1998, Medical Schemes Act Nr. 131 of 1998, Skills Development Levies Act Nr. 9 of 1999, Unemployment Insurance Act Nr. 63 of 2001. The above records, in so far as it being of a public nature, are available automatically without a person having to request access thereto in terms of the Act, as envisaged in Section 52.

6. DOCUMENTS / INFORMATION BY MMH INC. IN TERMS OF THE ACT (Section 51(1)(e) of the Act)

The information / documents listed herein below: Details relating to the operational, commercial and financial interests of MMH Inc. Commercial contracts Member data base (personal information, commercial and financial information) Standard Employment Contracts, Employment Equity Report Skills Development Report – Human Resources (personal information of past, present and prospective employees and officer / directors). List of trademarks and pending applications Insurance policies. MMH Inc. website address is www.maraismullerhendricks.co.za and it is accessible to anyone with access to the internet. It contains a profile on MMH Inc., its contact particulars, services rendered, MMH Inc. as well as information of general interest. It is recorded that any and all documents / information requested pertaining to the aforesaid shall only be made available to a requestor subject to the provisions of the Act. None of the information held by MMH Inc. is automatically available without a person having to request access in terms of and subject to the provisions of the Act. A request for information should be in the prescribed form, addressed to the Administrative Manager and submitted against payment of the prescribed fee.