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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

26. Acknowledgement of receipt of data message



1) An acknowledgement of receipt of a data message is not necessary to give legal effect to that message.


2) An acknowledgement of receipt may be given by –
a) any communication by the addressee, whether automated or otherwise; or
b) any conduct of the addressee, sufficient to indicate to the originator that the data message has been received.