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ONDERSTEPOORT BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS LTD

MANUAL IN TERMS OF SECTION 51 OF THE PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT, NO 2 OF 2000

ONDERSTEPOORT BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS LTD (OBP):
MANUAL IN TERMS SECTION 51 OF THE PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT
(herein after referred to as the Act)

1. INTRODUCTION:

The promotion of Access to information Act No.2 of 2000, gives effect to the Constitutional right of access to any information held by the State and any information that is held by another person and that is required for the exercise or protection of any right. Where the request is made in terms of the Act, the body to which the request is made, is obliged to release the information, except where the Act expressly provides that the information may not be released. The Act sets out the requisite procedures associated with any such request.

Section 9 of the Act recognises that the exercise of such information rights can be limited, and should be subject to limitations where it poses a threat to the protection of privacy, commercial confidentiality, and the exercising of efficient governance.

2. THE COMPANY:

OBP is a National Government Business Enterprise that produces and distributes veterinary vaccines and other biological products.

Contact Details of the Company:

Name: Onderstepoort Biological Products Ltd
Registration No. 2002/022686/06

Head of Company: MD: Mrs. V Penxa
Postal Address: Private Bag X07
Onderstepoort
0110

Street Address: 100 Old Zoutpan Road
Onderstepoort
0110

Telephone Number: (012) 522-1500
Fax Number: (012) 522-1591
E-mail address: vuyelwa@obpvaccines.co.za

Information Officer: Mrs. V Penxa
Postal Address: Private Bag X07
Onderstepoort
0001

Street Address: 100 Old Zoutpan Road
Onderstepoort
0110

Telephone Number: (012) 522-1500
Fax Number: (012) 522-1591
E-mail address: vuyelwa@obpvaccines.co.za

Public Information on the Company is available on the Company’s website www.obpvaccines.co.za.

3. HOW TO ACCESS THE GUIDE AS DESCRIBED IN TERMS OF SECTION 10 OF THE ACT:

The Guide is available from the South African Human Rights Commission. Any enquiries should be directed to:

The South African Human Rights Commission
PAIA Unit
Research and Documentation Department Private Bag 2700
Houghton
2041

Telephone: +27 11 484-8300
Fax: +27 11 484 0582
Website: www.sahrc.org.za
E-mail: pala@sahrc.org.za
lmokate@sahrc.org.za