Public Access to Information Act – section 51 Manual

This artice includes information on our company as required by the PAIA act

Information required – section 51(1)(a)

  • Registered Name: Grip-Tech (Pty) Ltd
  • Reg No: 97/10742/07
  • Nature of Business: Manufacturing and Import/Export
  • Postal Address: P.O. Box 98, Kyalami Estate, Midrand, 1684
  • Street Address: 8 Barbeque Terrace, 43 Dytchley Rd, Barbeque Downs x36, Midrand, South Africa
  • Tel. No: (011) 466 6400
  • e-Mail:  see website
  • Website:
  • Managing Director: M.D.C. Reis

Description of Guide referred to in section 10: – section 51(1)(b)

A Guide has been compiled in terms of Section 10 of PAIA by the Human Rights Commission. It contains information required by a person wishing to exercise any right, contemplated by PAIA. It is available in all of the official languages. The Guide is available for inspection, inter alia, at the offices of the Human Rights Commission at 29 Princess of Wales Terrace, cnr York and St. Andrews Street, Parktown, Johannesburg, and on its website at

Latest notices – in terms of section 52(2)

At this stage no notices have been published on the categories of records that are automatically available without a person having to request access in terms of PAIA.

Records available in terms of other legislation:- section 51(1)(d)

  • Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995
  • Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998
  • Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Companies Act 61 of 1973
  • Unemployment Insurance Act 63 of 2001
  • Value Added Tax Act 89 of 1991
  • Income Tax Act 58 of 1962
  • Skills Development Act 9 of 1999
  • Customs and Excise Act
  • Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act

Subjects and categories of records held by Grip-Tech (Pty) Ltd: section 51(1)(e)

1. Companies act records

  • Documents of Incorporation
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Minutes of Board of Directors meetings
  • Records relating to the appointment of directors, auditor, secretary, public and other officers
  • Share Register and other statutory registers

2. Financial records

  • Annual Financial Statements
  • Tax Returns
  • Accounting Records
  • Banking Records, Statements etc
  • Electronic banking records
  • Asset Register
  • Rental and Licencing Agreements
  • Invoices

3. Income Tax records

  • PAYE Records
  • Documents issued to employees for income tax purposes
  • Records of payments made to SARS on behalf of employees
  • All other statutory compliances:
  • VAT
  • Regional Services Levies
  • Skills Development Levies
  • UIF and Workmen’s Compensation

4. Personnel documents and records

  • Employment contracts
  • Medical Aid and Pension Fund records
  • Disciplinary Code and records
  • Salary records
  • SETA records
  • Leave records
  • Training records

Details on how to make a request for access – section 51(e)

The requester must complete Form C and submit this form together with a request fee, to the head of the private body.The form must be submitted to the head of the private body at his/ her address, fax number, or electronic mail address. The form must provide the following:

  • Sufficient particulars to enable the head of the private body to identify the record/s requested and to identify the requester
  • Indicate which form of access is required
  • Specify a postal address or fax number of the requester in the Republic
  • Identify the right that the requester is seeking to exercise or protect, and provide an explanation of why the requested record is required for the exercise or protection of that right.
  • If in addition to a written reply, the requester wishes to be informed of the decision on the request in any other manner, to state that manner and the necessary particulars to be informed in the other manner.
  • If the request is made on behalf of another person, to submit proof of the capacity in which the requester is making the request, to the reasonable satisfaction of the head of the private body.