Records relating to places and/or areas declared as National Key Points and bank statements of the special account for the safeguarding of those National Key Points.

Reference number: SAH-2012-SAP-0008
Submitting organisation: South African History Archive (SAHA)
Status: closed
Status note: Process concluded
Date submitted: October 04, 2012
Stage(s): Initial request, internal appeal, court
Request description:

1. Records indicating any place or area declared as a National Key Point in accordance with section 2 of the National Key Points Act;
2. Records indicating any place or area declared as a National Key Points Complex in accordance with section 2A of the National Key Points Act;
3. Bank statements of the special account for the safeguarding of National Key Points established in accordance with section 3B of the National Key Points Act for the period 2010 to 2012.

Initial request communication

Communication sent

Submission of PAIA request SAH-2012-SAP-0008
Sent on: October, 04 2012

Response received

Response date: 2012-11-16
Response nature: Denied
Received within statutory period: No

Internal appeal communication

Communication sent

Submission of internal appeal against decision relating to PAIA request SAH-2012-SAP-0008
Sent on: December, 18 2012
FWD: Submission of internal appeal against decision relating to PAIA request SAH-2012-SAP-0008
Sent on: December, 18 2012

Response received

Response date: 2013-03-07
Response nature: Confirmed original decision
Received within statutory period: No

Court

Application Description

Right2Know Campaign are also applicants in this matter, with Mail & Guardian Centre for Investigative Journalism serving as amicus curiae.

For more information, see http://www.r2k.org.za/national-key-points/

APPLICATION DOCUMENTATION
Notion of motion, founding, confirmatory and replying affidavits and annexures.
Notice of Withdrawal against the Third Respondent.
Applicant’s heads of arguments.

AMICUS DOCUMENTATION
Notice of motion: application for admission as amicus.
Amicus’ written submissions.

Defence Description

RESPONDENTS’ DOCUMENTATION
Notice of Intention to Oppose.
Answering Affidavit.
Respondents’ heads of arguments.

Outcome Description

Decision to refuse records unlawful and unconstitutional. SAPS ordered to release records within 30 days.
Update - 2014/12/18 - Received notification of application for leave to appeal.
Update - 2015/01/22 - SAPS withdraw application for leave to appeal and release list of national key points.

OUTCOME DOCUMENTATION:
Judgment
Application for leave to appeal
Amicus’ notice of intention to abide
Notice of withdrawal of application for leave to appeal

Released records

Record summary
This is the list of National Key Points released to the South African History Archive (SAHA) by the South African Police Service, dated 16 January 2015.
Total pages
4
SAHA CALL number
AL2878_B01.7.30

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