There are many problems that people have when they apply for grants. There are also problems that people have relating to the payment of grants or lapsing of grants. These are some of the problems, and some things you can do about them
The Promotion of Administrative justice Act (No 3 of 2000) (also called the PAJA) is an important Act that says everybody has a right to administrative justice that is lawful, reasonable and procedurally fair.
All government departments and their officials and private people who exercise public powers or perform public functions have to comply with the PAJA.
‘Procedural fairness’ means:
An administrative action is a decision that affects the rights of:
There are different procedures that an administrator has to follow in each of
these cases and different actions that can be taken if an official doesn’t follow the requirements and procedures of the PAJA.
The PAJA has important implications for people applying for grants. You can use this Act to help people in different situations where they have problems being paid their grants.