Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication-Related Information Act, 2002 (Act 70 of 2002)
Directives in Respect of Different Categories of Telecommunications Service Providers made in terms of The Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication-Related Information Act, 2002 (Act No. 70 of 2002)
Schedule B : Directive for Mobile Cellular Operators in terms of Section 30(7)(a) read with Section 30(2) of the Regulation of Interception of Communications Information Act, 2002 (Act No. 70 of 2002)
Part 2: Interception of Indirect Communications
4. General requirements in respect of interception
|A MCO must—
|provide a telecommunication service in respect of which the signals of specified indirect communications can be duplicated and routed to the IC; and
|apply software and/or equipment on its telecommunication system to duplicate and route all indirect communications to the IC.
|In accordance with a direction or request a MCO shall ensure that—
|the entire content of an indirect communication associated with a target identity can be intercepted during the entire interception period; and
|any content of an indirect communication associated with a target identity which is routed to technical storage facilities or is retrieved from such storage facilities can be intercepted during the entire interception period.
|The ability to intercept indirect communications shall be provided by a MCO in respect of all interception targets utilising its telecommunications system and in respect of all target services.
|The results of interception relating to an interception target shall be provided by the MCO in such a way that any indirect communication that does not fall within the scope of the direction or request shall be excluded by the MCO.
|All results of an interception of an indirect communication provided at the handover interface shall be given a unique identification relating to the direction or request.
|After a direction or a request has been presented, interception of the indirect communications shall proceed in accordance with that direction or request.
|The MCO shall, in relation to each interception target duplicate and route the signals of each successful establishment of an indirect communication.
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