Records relating to investigations into crime

Reference number: SAH-2014-DOJ-0002
Submitting organisation: South African History Archive (SAHA)
Status: open
Date submitted: February 04, 2014
Stage(s): Initial request, internal appeal, court
Request description:

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Initial request communication

Communication sent

Submission of PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002
Sent on: February, 04 2014
Submission of PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002
Sent on: February, 04 2014
Confirmation of receipt of PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002
Sent on: February, 09 2014
Confirmation of receipt of PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002
Sent on: February, 09 2014
Confirmation of receipt of PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002 - follow up and request fee payment details
Sent on: February, 14 2014
Confirmation of receipt of PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002 - follow up and request fee payment details
Sent on: February, 14 2014
Failure to respond to PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002 within statutory time frame
Sent on: March, 11 2014
Failure to respond to PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002 within statutory time frame
Sent on: March, 11 2014
Repeated failure to respond to PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002 within statutory time frame
Sent on: March, 21 2014
Repeated failure to respond to PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002 within statutory time frame
Sent on: March, 21 2014
Notice of intention to lodge internal appeal for PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002
Sent on: May, 12 2014
Notice of intention to lodge internal appeal for PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002
Sent on: May, 12 2014
Reminder to lodge internal appeal / complaint (Public/Private)
Sent on: April, 25 2014
Reminder to lodge internal appeal / complaint (Public/Private)
Sent on: April, 25 2014

Response received

Response date: 2014-04-10
Response nature: Deemed refusal
Received within statutory period: No

Internal appeal communication

Communication sent

Submission of internal appeal against decision relating to PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002
Sent on: April, 10 2014
Submission of internal appeal against decision relating to PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002
Sent on: April, 10 2014
Re: Confirmation of receipt of internal appeal for PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002
Sent on: April, 15 2014
Re: Confirmation of receipt of internal appeal for PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002
Sent on: April, 15 2014
Failure to respond to internal appeal for PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002 within statutory time frame
Sent on: May, 15 2014
Failure to respond to internal appeal for PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002 within statutory time frame
Sent on: May, 15 2014
Re: Failure to respond to internal appeal for PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002 within statutory time frame
Sent on: May, 25 2014
Re: Failure to respond to internal appeal for PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002 within statutory time frame
Sent on: May, 25 2014
Failure to respond to internal appeal for PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002 within statutory time frame
Sent on: June, 09 2014
Failure to respond to internal appeal for PAIA request SAH-2014-DOJ-0002 within statutory time frame
Sent on: June, 09 2014
Reminder to submit complaints to Chapter 9 institutions
Sent on: June, 29 2014
Reminder to submit complaints to Chapter 9 institutions
Sent on: June, 29 2014

Response received

Response date: 2014-05-09
Response nature: Substituted new decision - denied with grounds
Received within statutory period: Yes

Court

Application Description

Notice of Motion and Founding Affidavits.

Released records

Record summary
A 79 page submission to the Human Rights Committee of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in 1997 regarding the murder of Dr. Robert & Jeanne Smit in 1977. The submission was made by the Smit children. This record is embargoed for six months in agreement with researcher.
Total pages
79
SAHA CALL number
AL2878_B01.5.107
Record summary
Strictly confidential: summary of education, experience and personal particulars of Robert Van S. Smit. Record contains personal information and will need to undergo internal redactions before it is made available online. This record is embargoed for six months in agreement with researcher
Total pages
4
SAHA CALL number
AL2878_B01.5.108
Record summary
Certified copy of a hand written letter from one W.F. Oosthuizen to a Mr G. T. Patter. Dated 21 May 1996. SAHA will need to redact personal information. Record is written in Afrikaans. This record is embargoed for six months in agreement with researcher.
Total pages
33
SAHA CALL number
AL2878_B01.5.109
Record summary
Lang Hendrik denies existence of BOSS hit Squad. 2 pages starting on the second page. Page 1 missing. This record is embargoed for six months in agreement with researcher.
Total pages
2
SAHA CALL number
AL2878_B01.5.110

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