Section 15 | Voluntary disclosure and automatic availability of certain records

(1) The information officer of a public body, referred to in paragraph (a) or (b)(i) of the definition of ‘public body’ in section 1, must make available in the prescribed manner a description of— 

(a) the categories of records of the public body that are automatically available without a person having to request access in terms of this Act, including such categories available– 

(i) for inspection in terms of legislation other than this Act; 

(ii) for purchase or copying from the body; and 

(iii) from the body free of charge; and 

(b) how to obtain access to such records. 

(2) ……….. 

(3) The only fee payable (if any) for access to a record referred to in subsection (1) is a prescribed fee for reproduction. 

(4) The information officer of a public body may delete any part of a record contemplated in subsection (1)(a) which, on a request for access, may or must be refused in terms of Chapter 4 of this Part. 

(5) Section 11 and any other provisions in this Act related to that section do not apply to any category of records included in a notice in terms of subsection (2).