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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

25. Attribution of data messages to originator


A data message is that of the originator if it was sent by—

(a) the originator personally;
(b) a person who had authority to act on behalf of the originator in respect of that data message; or
(c) an information system programmed by or on behalf of the originator to operate automatically unless it is proved that the information system did not properly execute such programming.