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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: https://www.sasa.org.za
Email Address: communications@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
Telephone:+27 (31) 508 7081
Fax Number:+27 (31) 508 7192
Email Address: 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.