HOW TO OPPOSE THE NATIONAL HEALTH ACT:
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I, hereby formally object to the amendment as proposed in the Government Gazette Published on the 15 March 2022 with Government Notice No. 1877–1880.
The amendments to the Regulations relating to the surveillance and control of notifiable medical conditions. The amendments infringes on my rights in terms of all or the applicable right(s) of the following sections of the Constitution:
1.1 Section 9 of the Constitution – my individual right to equality;
1.2 Section 10 of the Constitution – my right to human dignity, including to work;
1.3 Section 11 of the Constitution – my right to life;
1.4 Section 12 of the Constitution – my right to bodily and psychological integrity, which includes the right to security in and control over my body;
1.5 Section 14 of the Constitution – my right to privacy;
1.6 Section 22 of the Constitution – my right to choose my trade, occupation, or profession freely;
1.7 Section 23 of the Constitution – my right to fair labour practices; and
1.8 Section 29 of the Constitution – my right to education through reasonable measures; and
1.9 Section 33 of the Constitution – my right to just administrative action.
2. The Policy itself is contrary to Section 26 of the Protection of Personal Information Act, which prohibits the processing of personal information concerning, amongst others, religious beliefs and/ or health information of an individual.