Information Regulator Vacancy: Public Input on shortlisted candidates

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Submissions are now closed (since 04 September 2020)

Justice and Correctional Services

The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services calls for public comment on the shortlisted five candidates to fill the vacancy that exists at the Information Regulator.

Comments must be sent to Mr Vhonani Ramaano at vramaano@parliament.gov.za by no later than 4 September 2020 at 16:00.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday, 26 September 2020

The candidates (whose CVs can be viewed below) are:

Prof Justine Limpitlaw
Prof Alison Gillwald
Ms Katlego Dolamo
Ms Allison Tilley
Dr Prittish Dala

According to the Protection of Personal Information Act which governs the Information Regulator, members of the Regulator must be appropriately qualified, fit and proper persons with at least one of whom must be appointed on account of experience as a practising advocate or attorney or a professor of law at a university, and the remainder of whom must be appointed on account of any other qualifications, expertise and experience relating to the objectives of the Regulator.

The following disqualifies a person for appointment to the Regulator: if a person is not a citizen of the Republic, is a public servant, is a Member of Parliament and any provincial legislature or any municipal council, is an office bearer or employee of any political party, is an unrehabilitated insolvent, has been declared by a court to be mentally ill or unfit, or has at any time been convicted, whether in the Republic or elsewhere, of any offence involving dishonesty.

Enquiries: Mr V Ramaano, tel: (021) 403-3820, cell: 083 709 8427