According to the Promotion of Access to Information Act all public and private entities have to submit a PAIA manual. This includes all sole proprietors, partnerships, private companies and close corporations.
This is to promote access to information and encourage open and fair business practices.
The deadline for submission is 31 December 2011and the penalties for non submission can be up to 2 years in prison.
We can assist you with the preparation of your manual and the submission thereof. The cost of preparing the manual and the submission thereof is R600.