The Commission is a self-governing, neutral and independent body and is not subject to the direction or control of any person or authority. It is a corporate body with perpetual succession and a common seal capable of suing and being sued in its name.
We have the power to determine the nature, process and undertakings necessary to discharge its mandate in terms, as per Act and including all work necessary for the promotion, monitoring and protection of the right of access to information.
Access to information
The Information Commission strives to promote awareness, educate and popularise the right to access to information.
The Commission fosters good governance by enhancing transparency, accountability and integrity in the Public Service and Administration.
Monitoring and protection
The Commission aims to enforce the promotion, monitoring and protection of the right of access to information.
The 4 steps of access to Information: 1. Write to the Information Officer2. Apply for review to the Head of the Information holder3. […]
Information officers working in government ministries and other government affiliated bodies are now better prepared to provide the public with information they want from government, after attending […]
Access to information is now the rule and secrecy the exemption, Dr Victoria Lemieux, senior public specialist from the World Bank, laid out yesterday during a debriefing […]
The team behind the Commission
- Mr. John Richardson – Chief Information Commissioner
- Mr. Antonio Lucas – Commissioner
- Mr. Desire Payet – Commissioner
- Ms. Thereza Dogley – Chief Executive Officer
who are qualified and experienced individuals who ensure that standards and expectations are met.