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

Chapter V : Cryptography Providers

30. Registration with Department



1) No person may provide cryptography services or cryptography products in the Republic until the particulars referred to in section 29 in respect of that person have been recorded in the register contemplated in section 29.


2) A cryptography provider must in the prescribed manner furnish the Director General with the information required and pay the prescribed administrative fee.


3) A cryptography service or cryptography product is regarded as being provided in the Republic if it is provided –
a) from premises in the Republic;
b) to a person who is present in the Republic when that person makes use of the service or product; or
c) to a person who uses the service or product for the purposes of a business carried on in the Republic or from premises in the Republic.