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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

24. Expression of intent or other statement


As between the originator and the addressee of a data message an expression of intent or other statement is not without legal force and effect merely on the grounds that—

(a) it is in the form of a data message; or
(b) it is not evidenced by an electronic signature but by other means from which such person's intent or other statement can be inferred.