Title: South Africa Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002

Language: English

Type: Document

Nature: Laws and Regulations

Published: September 18, 2021

Region: Sub-Saharan Africa

Country: South Africa

Sector: Telecom and ICT

Keywords: Telecom and ICT, ICT Core

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The Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002 intends:

  • to provide for the facilitation and regulation of electronic communications and transactions;
  • to provide for the development of a national e-strategy for the Republic;
  • to promote universal access to electronic communications and transactions and the use of electronic transactions by SMMEs;
  • to provide for human resource development in electronic transactions;
  • to prevent abuse of information systems;
  • to encourage the use of e-government services; and
  • to provide for matters connected therewith.

Updated: October 25, 2021