PAIA MANUAL for TAL-TEC CC
Prepared in terms of the requirements of the PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT No 2 of 2000 (hereinafter referred to as "the Act").
Part 1: Company and Contact Details
Name of Company: TAL-TEC CC
Nature of business: manufacturer of Animal Handling Equipment
C.E.O. of Company: Mr P.W. Talbot
Information Officer: Mr. G.J. Talbot
Postal Address: P. O. Box 995, Brits 0250
Street Address: 7 Theuns Mulder Street Brits
Telephone: (012) 250 2188
Fax: (012) 250 2286
Note: public information on the company is available on the company's web site www.taltec.co.za.
Part 2: Guide to the Manual and its Access
At the time of the preparation of this Manual, the South African Human Rights Commission had not compiled the guide contemplated in Section 10 of the Act. It is understood that the guide is to contain such information as may reasonably be required by a person who wishes to exercise any rights contemplated in the Act. Therefore, any enquires relating to this guide should be directed to the CEO of the South African Human Rights Commission, Private Bag 2700, Houghton, 2041. Telephone (011) 484 8300 or Fax (011) 484 1360. Further information may be accessed from the web site www.sahrc.org.za
Part 3: Records
Records available in terms of Section 52(2) of the Act (records available without a person having to request access).
Records that are held in the Company's Head Office
Records relating to Customers
Statutory records that at present include the following:
Part 4 : Information Request Procedure
To request a document in terms of the Act, the requester must use the prescribed form. This must be submitted to the M.D. of TAL-TEC CC or the Information Officer of TAL-TEC CC. The requester must provide sufficient detail to enable the company to identify the record and the requester. The requester must identify the right that he/she is seeking to exercise or protect, and provide an explanation of why the requested record is required for the exercise or protection of that right. If the request is made on behalf of a person, the requester must submit proof of the capacity in which the requester is making the request.
In terms of section 63 of the Act, the head of TAL-TEC CC must refuse a request for access to a record if its disclosure would involve the unreasonable disclosure of personal information about a third party, including a deceased individual. Furthermore, the head of TAL-TEC CC must refuse a request for access to a record of the company/cc/association if the record contains; trade secrets, financial, commercial, scientific and technical information, the disclosure of which could harm the interests of TAL-TEC CC. Similarly, in terms of section 64 of the Act, the above refusal grounds apply in respect of the commercial information of third parties held by TAL-TEC CC. Access to such records will require the written permission of the third party concerned before TAL-TEC CC will permit access to view.
In accordance with the above mandatory refusal grounds, the M.D./Information Officer will make a decision whether to accede to a request for access to information.
Any search, reproduction, and document preparation necessitated by requests for information will be undertaken in accordance with the prescribed fees.
Part 5 : Manual Availability
In addition to the availability of this Manual at the South African Human Rights Commission, this Manual is available on the website of TAL-TEC CC. Copies may also be obtained from the Information Officer of TAL-TEC CC.
In respect of hard copies, any transmission costs/postage will be for the account of the requester.