South Africa’s Information Regulator has been ramping up its efforts to deliver practical guidance in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”) as the 1 July 2021 compliance deadline draws closer. The Information Regulator has in this regard finalised and published the ‘Guidance Note on Information Officers and Deputy Information Officers’ on 1 April 2021. In this article, we set out at some key aspects of the Guidance Note that should be considered by organisations.
13.1. Manual applications for registration of Information Officers and Deputy Information Officers may be submitted to the Regulator through the following channels.
13.1.1. Email: registration.IR@justice.gov.za
Guidance Note can be found here:
Information Officer Registration Form can be found here: