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Who/what is the South African Information Regulator?

The Information Regulator has been established under Section 39 of POPIA and has jurisdiction throughout the country. It is independent and is subject only to the Constitution and to the law and must be impartial and perform its functions and exercise its powers without fear, favour or prejudice. Its powers and duties are stipulated in Section 40 and include: monitoring AND enforcing compliance by public and private bodies with the provisions of the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act 2 of 2000), and the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (Act 4 of 2013).

http://www.justice.gov.za/inforeg/

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