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Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, 2002 (Act No. 25 of 2002)

Chapter III : Facilitating Electronic Transactions

Part 2 : Communication of data messages

22. Formation and validity of agreements



1) An agreement is not without legal force and effect merely because it was concluded partly or in whole by means of data messages.


2) An agreement concluded between parties by means of data messages is concluded at the time when and place where the acceptance of the offer was received by the offeror.