Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) provides this submission to the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services (Portfolio Committee) on the Promotion of Access to Information Amendment Draft Bill (the Bill). MMA welcomes the opportunity to provide this submission, and to work towards securing openness, accountability and transparency in the electoral process in line with the vision contained in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (the Constitution), including in sections 1 and 19 thereof.