Who is the Information Regulator

The information regulator (South Africa) is an independent body established in terms of section 39 of the protection of personal information act 4 of 2013. It is subject only to the law and the constitution and it is accountable to the national assembly.

The information regulator is, among others, empowered to monitor and enforce compliance by public and private bodies with the provisions of the promotion of access to information act, 2000 (act 2 of 2000), and the protection of personal information act, 2013 (act 4 of 2013).


  • Advocate Pansy Tlakula as full-time member and Chairperson
  • Advocate Lebogang Cordelia Stroom and Mr Johannes Collen Weapond as Full-time members, and
  • Professor Mr Sizwe Snail Ka Mtuze as part-time members of the information Regulator.

For more information please visit https://www.justice.gov.za/


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