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Second-Hand Goods Act, 2009 (Act No. 6 of 2009)

Chapter 7 : Communication Equipment

26. Communication equipment records


1) Subject to section 21 and any other applicable law, a dealer dealing in second-hand communication equipment must also record in the prescribed register the particulars regarding every acquisition or disposal of communication equipment contemplated in subsection (2).


2) The particulars contemplated in subsection (1) are—
a) a description of the communication equipment, including the make and model;
b) the communication equipment’s IMEI number, where applicable; and
c) any other distinguishing mark or feature, including any serial number.


3) A person acquiring communication equipment from or disposing of communication equipment to a dealer, must furnish such dealer, with his or her—
a) full name;
b) physical address; and
c) original identity document or passport as proof of his or her identity.


4) A dealer must obtain and keep a copy of the identity document or passport contemplated in subsection (3).


5) A dealer must retain copies contemplated in subsection (4) for a period of not less than five years, calculated from the date of the relevant transaction.