BirdLife Trogons Bird Club is a non-profit organisation (NPO-040-174), affiliated to BirdLife South Africa. Based on the South Coast of Kwazulu Natal, South Africa, our catchment area is between Scottburgh and Port Edward. Members are welcome from any part of the world. For more information see the 'About Us' or 'Contact Us' pages.
Involvement :The Bird club is involved in the conservation and
appreciation of the country’s bird life through
education, publicity, field reviews and counts,
identification of birding areas, gathering of scientific
data and recording and reporting on findings, mainly in
the KZN south coast area. All to do with bird related
Section 10 of the PAIA Act requires the South African Human Rights Commission to publish a guide containing information reasonably accessible by any person wishing to exercise or protect any right as contemplated in terms of this Act.
The guide is available for inspection, inter alia, at the offices of the Human Rights Commission in Parktown or on it’s website at www.sahrc.org.za .
Human Rights Commission is situated at :
29 Princess of Wales Terrace, cnr York & St Andrews Streets, Parktown, Johannesburg.
At this stage no notice has been published on the categories of records that are automatically available without a person having to request access to any information in terms of PAIA. ( Section 52(2) ).
As the Club is not aPublic or Private Company or Close Corporation, and has no employees; records available on request, subject to approval, are not many.
Records available are : all are available on formal request.
The Club Constitution.
Minutes of meetings.
Annual financial statements.
Accounting records, bank statements.
Annual reports to the Department of Social Development.
Newsletters, etc. – available automatically on identification.
Outing notifications and reports.Automatically available.
Membership list. – available automatically on identification.
Procedure for requesting access to the information. ( Section 51(e).)
The procedure is set out in the Act and the necessary forms and fees payable are set out in the Act.
The requester must complete a Form C and submit this form togetherwith the required fee to the Chairman.
The form must providesufficient particulars to enable the Chairman of the Club toidentify the records requested and to identify the requester.
This form, Form C, is obtainable from the SA Human Rights websiteand/or on request from the Chairman.
If the request is made on behalf of another person, the requester must submit proof of the capacity in which the requester is making the request, to the reasonable satisfaction of the Chairman. If the request is refused the requester has the right to contact theoffices of the SA Human Rights Commission for guidance.