Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication-Related Information Act, 2002 (Act 70 of 2002)
Chapter 2 : Prohibition of interception of communications and provision of real-time or archived communication related information and exceptions
Part 1 : Prohibition of interception of communications and exceptions
11. Monitoring of signal and radio frequency spectrum for purposes of managing radio frequency spectrum
Any person appointed as an inspector in terms of section 17F of the Independent communications Authority of South Africa Act and who is lawfully engaged in performing the functions of the Authority relating to the management of the radio frequency spectrum, as contemplated in section 30(1) of the Electronic Communications Act, may, in the ordinary course of the performance of those functions, monitor a signal or radio frequency spectrum relating to an indirect communication which is transmitted over radio, where it is reasonably necessary for that employee to monitor that signal or radio frequency spectrum for purposes of identifying, isolating or preventing an unauthorised or interfering use of such a signal or frequency or of a transmission.
[Section 11 amended by section 97 of Act No. 36 of 2005].