PAIA Manual

Information manual in terms of section 51 of the

Promotion of Access to Information Act

2 of 2002 (“the Act”)

 

1. Information required under section 51(1)(a) of the Act

 

Husqvarna South Africa is distributor of outdoor equipment and related accessories in Africa.

 

Postal address:               Postnet Suite 250

                                           Private Bag X6       

                                           Cascades

                                           Pietermaritzburg

                                           3202

                                       

 

Street address:               Market Road Extension

                                           Mkondeni

                                           Pietermaritzburg

                                           3201

 

Telephone number:         +27 (33) 846 9700

E-mail address:               popia@husqvarnagroup.com

 

Managing Director:         Pieter Smuts

 

2. Guide on how to use the Act

 

A Guide has been compiled in terms of Section 10 of PAIA by the Human Rights Commission. It contains information required by a person wishing to exercise any right, contemplated by PAIA. It is available in all of the official languages.

 

The Guide is available for inspection, inter alia, at the office of the offices of the Human Rights Commission:

 

                                        Human Rights Commission PAIA Unit

                                        29 Princess of Wales Terrace

                                        cnr York and St. Andrews Street

                                        Parktown

 

                                        www.sahrc.org.za 

 

3. The latest notice in terms of section 52(2)

 

At this stage no notice(s) has/have been published on the categories of records that are automatically available without a person having to request access in terms of PAIA.

 

4. Records available in terms of other legislation

 

Records available in terms of other legislation are as follows:

  • Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997
  • Companies Act 61 of 1973
  • Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Health Diseases Act 130 of 1993
  • Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998
  • Income Tax Act 95 of 1967
  • Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993
  • Unemployment Insurance Act 63 of 2001
  • Value Added Tax Act 89 of 1991

 

5. Subjects and categories of records held

 

  • Companies Act records
    • Documents of incorporation
    • Memorandum and Articles of Association
    • Minutes of Board of Directors meetings
    • Records relating to the appointment of directors, auditor, secretary, public officer and other officers
    • Share register and other statutory registers

 

  • Financial records
    • Annual Financial Statements
    • Tax Returns
    • Accounting Records
    • Banking Records
    • Bank Statements
      • Paid Cheques
      • Electronic banking records
    • Asset Register
    • Rental Agreements
    • Invoices

 

  • Income tax records
    • PAYE Records
    • Documents issued to employees for income tax purposes
    • Records of payments made to SARS on behalf of employees
    • All other statutory compliances:
      • VAT
      • Regional Services Levies
      • Skills Development Levies
      • UIF
      • Workmen’s Compensation

 

  • Personnel documents and records
    • Employment contracts
    • Employment Equity Plan
    • Medical Aid records
    • Provident Fund records
    • Disciplinary records
    • Salary records
    • SETA records
    • Disciplinary code
    • Leave records
    • Training records
    • Training manuals

 

6. How to make a request for access to information

 

  • The requester must download the Request Form, complete it and submit the form together with a request fee, to the Managing Director of Husqvarna.
  • The form must be submitted to the Managing Director at the address, fax number, or e-mail address specified in section 1 of this manual,
  • The form must:
    • provide sufficient particulars to allow the Managing Director of Husqvarna to identify the record/s requested and to identify the requester,
    • indicate which form of access is required,
    • specify a postal address or fax number of the requester in the Republic,
    • identify the right that the requester is seeking to exercise or protect, and provide an explanation of why the requested record is required for the exercise or protection of that right,
    • if in addition to a written reply, the requester wishes to be informed of the decision on the request in any other manner, to state that manner and the necessary particulars to be informed in the other manner,
    • if the request is made on behalf of another person, to submit proof of the capacity in which the requester is making the request, to the reasonable satisfaction of the head of the private body.

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Husqvarna PAIA Request Form
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