The Information Regulator (South Africa) is an independent body established in terms of section 39 of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013. It is subject only to the law and the constitution and it is accountable to the national assembly.
The information regulator is, among others, empowered to monitor and enforce compliance by public and private bodies with the provisions of the promotion of access to information act, 2000 (act 2 of 2000), and the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (act 4 of 2013).
The Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (POPIA) aims to promote the protection of personal information processed by public and private bodies by, among others, introducing certain conditions for the lawful processing of personal information so as to establish minimum requirements for the processing of such information.
The Information Regulator (South Africa) is, among others, empowered to monitor and enforce compliance by public and private bodies with the provisions of the POPIA Act.
Media statement: The Regulator welcomes the judgment of the Constitutional Court in favour of transparency. 31 May 2023
Enforcement Notice in terms of Section 95 of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 Of 2013
Lt-General Sehlahle F Masemola: The National Police Commissioner South African Police Service (SAPS)
Enforcement Notice in terms of section 77J of Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000, as amended
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ADV PANSY TLAKULA
Chairperson of the Information Regulator
Pansy Tlakula holds a B. Proc degree from the University of the North( now the University of Limpopo), an LL.B degree from the University of the Witwatersrand and an LL.M degree from Harvard University. In 2006 she was awarded an Honourary Doctorate in Legal Studies by the Vaal University of Technology
MR MOSALANYANE MOSALA
CEO of the Information Regulator
Mr Mosala hails from Bloemfontein in the Free State Province. He holds a Baccalaureus Artium (BA) degree majoring in Education and English and Baccalaureus Educationis (B Ed) Hon degree he further holds a Magister Educationis (MEd) degree and a Magister in Public Administration degree. He expanded his knowledge to equip him better for the public service as a manager by completing the following courses successfully and obtaining the following certifications; International Development, bridging the worlds of theory, policy and practice.