Parliamentary Question: DAFF: Budgetary transfers

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QUESTION 121

Mr I M Ollis (DA) to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries:

What (a) statutory provisions, (b) regulations, (c) policy instruments and (d) practices govern the (i) classification, (ii) protection against the release or access, (iii) protection for other purposes such as preservation and (iv) release upon request for access of (aa) documented information and (bb) undocumented information held by (aaa) her department or (bbb) any other entities who receive budgetary transfers from her department?

REPLY:

Information security is authorised and guided by the following:
(a)Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996;

National Archives and Record Services of South Africa Act, 1996 (Act No. 43 of 1996) and regulations;

Protection of Information Act, 1982 (Act No. 84 of 1982);



Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000)
(b)National Archives and Record Services of South Africa Act, 1996 (Act No. 43 of 1996) and regulations and MISS.
(c)Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS); Security Policy;
(d)(i) Author of the document in terms of MISS and Security Policy
(ii)Protection of Information Act, 1982 (Act No. 84 of 1982);
(iii)National Archives and Record Services of South Africa Act, 1996 (Act No. 43 of 1996) and regulations
(iv)(aa) Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000)
(bb) All departmental policies and prescripts