The Kennel Union of Southern Africa
Manual prepared in accordance with Section 51 of the Promotion of Access to Information Act No. 2 of 2000
(“ the Act ”)
Part I (Information required in terms of Section 51(1)(a) of the Act) Name of Body: The Kennel Union of Southern Africa
Head of Body: Mrs JM Hubbard
Street Address: 11th Touchstone House, 7 Bree Street Cape Town 8001
Telephone Number: (021) 423 9027
Website Address: www.kusa.co.za.
Part II (Information required in terms of Section 51(1) of the Act)
In terms of Section 10 of the Act, the South African Human Rights Commission is required to compile and publish a guide containing such information, in an easily comprehensible form and manner, as may be reasonably required by a person who wishes to exercise any rights contemplated in the Act. Government Notice R187 of 15 February 2002 details how the guide should
be made available. This guide has, to date, not been published, and is expected to be available by no later than August 2003. As soon as the guide is available it will form part of this manual. Further queries may be directed to:
The South African Human Rights Commission PAIA Unit
Postal Address: Private Bag X2700, Houghton, 2041 Telephone Number: (011) 484 8300
Telefax Number: (011) 484 0582 Website: www.sahrc.org.za
Part III (Information required in terms of Section 51(1)(c) of the Act)
No notice in terms of this section has been published. Certain records are however freely available on the Association’s website.
Part IV (Information required in terms of Section 51(1)(d) of the Act) Records are kept in accordance with the following legislation: Human Resources
Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997
Compensation of Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act. 130 of 1993 Labour Relations Act. 68 of 1995
Occupational Health and Safety Act. 85 of 1993 Unemployment Insurance Contribution Fund Act 4 of 2000 Unemployment Insurance Fund Act 63 of 2001
Skills Development Levy Act 9 of 1999 Skills Development Act No. 97 of 1998 Finance
Value Added Tax Act 89 of 1991 Other
Medical Schemes Act No. 131 of 1998
Part V (Information required in terms of Section 51(1)(e) of the Act) General Documents
Leases; Rental or HP Agreements, Sale Agreements, Internal and External Correspondence; Monthly Management Accounts, Insurance Contracts, Financial Statements; Newspapers/Magazine Clippings.
Contracts with Suppliers; Receipts and Invoices Operations Documents
Relating to all aspects of Operations, Including Registration Details (per dog) and Membership Lists.
Information Technology Records
Software Manuals and Installation Instructions; Licensing Documentation; Maintenance Agreements.
Monthly Financial Statements; Vouchers; Stock Records; Asset Inventory Human Resources Documents
Employment Contracts; Independent Contractor Agreements; Conditions of Employment; Disciplinary Procedures, Staff Recruitment Policies; Remuneration Records and Policies
Part VI (Information required in terms of Section 51(1)(f) of the Act)
No additional information has to date been prescribed in terms of this Section.
Requests for Records
A request must be sent to the contact address or to the e-mail address listed.
Sufficient detail must be provided in the request form to enable the head of the Private Body to easily identify:
• The record required.
• Which form of access is required?
• The right that is sought to be exercised or protected.
• How the requester wishes to be informed.
If a request is being made on behalf of another person proof must be submitted of the capacity in which the requester is making the request.
The request for a record will be responded to within 30 days of receipt of the request.
Please note that a request may be refused on the grounds contained in the Act.
The Act requires the Head of a Private Body in certain circumstances to notify the requester to pay the prescribed request fee, before further processing the request. A request for personal information about oneself is not subject to a request fee. If the request for access to a record is granted, payment of a further access fee may be required for any reasonable time required in excess of the prescribed hours for reproduction, search and preparation of the record.
Jan 2016 amended July 2021
Promotion of Access to Information Act – Manual