Information Regulator appointment awaiting confirmation

Information Regulator appointment awaiting confirmation

The pending appointment of an Information Regulator for the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act, is nearing.

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The pending appointment of an Information Regulator for the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act is nearing following the favourable vote on 7 September 2016 for the nomination of Advocate Pansy Tlakula as the Chairperson of the Information Regulator.

Advocate Lebogang Stroom and Johannes Weapond have been nominated as full time members of the Information Regulator, with Professor Tana Pistorius and Sizwe Snail as part-time members.

The nominations take South Africa closer to the implementation of the country’s first comprehensive piece of privacy legislation.

* Update: The appointment of the Information Regulator was confirmed in October 2016. Read more >>

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