Draft POPI Act Regulations issued on 8 September 2017
The Information Regulator South Africa (IRSA) has issued draft POPI Act Regulations and has invited comments to be submitted by the public before 7 November 2017.
The invitation to comment on the draft POPI Act regulations is made in terms of section 113(3) of the Act which states that, the Information Regulator, before making any regulations referred to in section 112(2) of the Act, must publish a notice in the
Gazette as follows:
(a) setting out that draft regulations have been developed;
(b) specifying where a copy of the draft regulations may be obtained; and
(c) inviting written comments to be submitted on the proposed regulations within a
While a link to the IRSA website is provided, we have experienced difficulty in finding the draft POPI Act Regulations and have made the document available on our website. Please click on the links below to download the regulations document and the covering notice.
We are willing to act as a coordinator for collecting and submitting comments to the IRSA for our clients and business associates. Please click on the link below if you wish to submit comments to us regarding the draft POPI regulations and we will consolidate them and submit to the IRSA before 7 November 2017.