Registration Number of Company:1970/006033/07



in terms of

Section 51 of

The Promotion of Access to Information Act


(the “ACT”)


  • Introduction 
  • Contact Details
  • The ACT and Section 10 Guides 
  • Applicable Legislation 
  • Schedule of Records
  • Form of Requests
  • Any other Information e.g. Prescribed Fees, organogram, etc. 


Adriatic Ship Supply and Trading Company (Pty) Ltd are importers and distributors of fine foods and wine.

Company Contact Details

Director: Mr. M Reffo
Office Manager/CEO: Mr. M Reffo
Postal Address: P.O. Box 2141, EDENVALE, 1610
Street Address: 88/89 Newton Street, Meadowdale, Germiston, 1614
Telephone Number: +27 11 3924809
Fax Number: +27 11 3925925

The Act

  • The ACT grants a requester access to records of a private body, if the record is required for the exercise or protection of any rights. If a public body lodges a request, the public body must be acting in the public interest.
  • Requests in terms of the ACT shall be made in accordance with the prescribed procedures, at the rates provided. The forms and tariff are dealt with in paragraphs 6 and 7 of the Act.
  • Requesters are referred to the Guide in terms of Section 10 which has been compiled by the South African Human Rights Commission, which will contain information for the purposes of exercising Constitutional Rights. The Guide is available from the SAHRC.

The contact details of the Commission are:

  • Postal Address: Private Bag 2700, Houghton, 2041
  • Telephone Number: +27-11-877 3600
  • Fax Number: +27-11-403 0625
  • Website:

Applicable Legislation

No Ref Act
1 No 61 of 1973 Companies Act
2 No 95 of 1998 Income Tax Act
3 No 89 of 1991 Value Added Tax Act
4 No 75 of 1997 Basic Conditions of Employment Act
5 No 2 of 2000 Promotion of Access of Information Act
6 No 30 of 1996 Unemployment Insurance Act

Schedule of Records

Records Subject Availability
Public Affairs
  • Public Product Information
  • Public Corporate Records
Freely available on web site
  • Financial Statements
  • Financial and Tax Records (Company & Employees)
  • Asset Register
  • Management Accounts
Request in terms of PAIA.
Not available.Request in terms of PAIA.
  • Market Information
  • Public Customer Information:
    • Product Brochures
    • Owner Manuals
  • Field Records
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Customer Database
Limited Information available on web site. (see above)

Request in terms of PAIA

Request in terms of PAIA

Request in terms of PAIA

Form of Request

To facilitate the processing of your request, kindly:

  • Use the prescribed form, available on the website of the SOUTH AFRICAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION at
  • Address your request to the Head of the Company (CEO).
  • Provide sufficient details to enable the COMPANY to identify:

(a) The record(s) requested;
(b) The requester (and if agent is lodging the request, proof of capacity);
(c) The form of access required;
(d)(i) The postal address or fax number of the requester in the Republic;
(d)(ii) If the requester wishes to be informed of the decision in any manner (in addition to written) the manner and particulars thereof;
(e) The right which the requester is seeking to exercise or protect with an explanation of the reason the record is required to exercise or protect the right.

Prescribed Fees

The following applies to requests (other than personal requests):

  • A requestor is required to pay the prescribed fees (R50.00) before a request will be processed;
  • If the preparation of the record requested requires more than the prescribed hours (six), a deposit shall be paid (of not more than one third of the access fee which would be payable if the request were granted);
  • A requestor may lodge an application with a court against the tender/payment of the request fee and/or deposit;
  • Records may be withheld until the fees have been paid.
  • The fee structure is available on the website of the SOUTH AFRICAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION at

FORM C – Request for Access to Record of Private Body (Click to Download)