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SOUTH AFRICAN SUGAR ASSOCIATION (SASA) MANUAL PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT (No 2 of 2000)

1. Manual Prepared in accordance with Section 51 of the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000.

2. INFORMATION REQUIRED IN TERMS OF SECTION 51 (1) (A) OF THE ACT:
 
HEAD OF BODY : Mr Mukesh Kalidas Trikam
Executive Director
POSTAL ADDRESS :  P.O. BOX 700
Mount Edgecombe
Kwa-Zulu Natal
4300
TELEPHONE : + 27 (31) 508 7000
TELEFAX :  + 27 (31) 508 7197
WEBSITE :  http://www.sasa.org.za

E-MAIL ADDRESS :  trix.trikam@sasa.org.za

3. INFORMATION REQUIRED IN TERMS OF SECTION 51 (1) B OF THE ACT

3.1 Section 51 (1) b of the Act calls for a description of the guide referred to in Section 10 of the Act and how to obtain access to it. The guide referred in Section 10 is a guide that must be compiled by the Human Rights Commission containing any right contemplated in the Act.

4. INFORMATION REQUIRED IN TERMS OF SECTION 51 (1) E OF THE ACT

The following are the subjects and categories of records held:

SUBJECTS

CATEGORIES

Accounting and Finance

  • Audited Annual Financial Statements of SASA and its subsidiaries (SASEXCOR and Sugar Terminals Pty Ltd) 
  • Policies and Procedures Manual 
  • Grower Loans and Savings Records
  • Company Secretarial and Administration 
  • Growers' Register 
  • Annual Reports 
  • Minutes of Meetings of the Council of the South African Sugar Association 
  • Industry Directory
  • Research 
  • SASRI Annual Reports 
  • Publications 
  • Herbicide Guide 
  • Varieties Approved for Planting (as gazetted) 
  • Guidelines for Environmental Protection 
  • LPD&VCC Regulations 
  • Patents
  • Marketing 
  • Rebate Agreements
  • External Affairs 
  • Bursaries (Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education) 
  • Publications
  • Technical Training 
  • Learner Records 
  • Unit Standards 
  • Sugar Industry Artisan Certification Records
  • Human Resources 
  • Employee Records 
  • Policies and Procedures

5. RECORDS KEPT UNDER SECTION 51 (1) (b) OF THE ACT

SASA keeps records in accordance with the following legislation as amended, all of which are available subject to such legislation as amended and the Act:

Sugar Act 1978

Sugar Industry Agreement 2000

Constitution of the South African Sugar Association

Value Added Tax Act 89 of 1991

Income Tax Act 58 of 1962

Companies Act 61 of 1973

Environment Conservation Act 73 of 1989

National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998

Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Act 45 of 1965

National Water Act 36 of 1998

Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964

Genetically Modified Organisms Act 1997

Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995

Basic Conditions of Employment Act 5 of 1997

Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998

Skills Development Act 97 of 1998

Skills Development Levies Act 9 of 1999

Unemployment Insurance Act 30 of 1996

Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993

6. REQUESTS FOR ACCESS TO RECORDS

Request for access to the records available or other relevant operational information should be made in terms of Section 53 of the Act and directed to:

Ms Raksha Beecum-Khadaroo 
Industry Affairs Executive
South African Sugar Association
P.O. Box 700
Mount Edgecombe
4300
 
Tel:  + 27 (31) 508 7081
Fax no:  + 27 (31) 508 7192
E-mail:  raksha.beecum@sasa.org.za

7. AVAILABILITY OF THE MANUAL

The manual is also available for inspection at the offices of SASA free of charge and copies are available with the SAHRC, in the Gazette, and on the SASA website.