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

Chapter V : Cryptography Providers

31. Restrictions on disclosure of information


(1) Information contained in the register provided for in section 29 must not be disclosed to any person other than to employees of the Department who are responsible for the keeping of the register.


(2) Subsection (I) does not apply in respect of information which is disclosed—
(a) to a relevant authority which investigates a criminal offence or for the purposes of any criminal proceedings;
(b) to government agencies responsible for safety and security in the Republic, pursuant to an official request;
(c) to a cyber inspector;
(d) pursuant to section 11 or 30 of the Promotion of Access to Information Act, (Act No.2 of 2000); or
(e) or the purposes of any civil proceedings which relate to the provision of cryptography services or cryptography products and to which a cryptography provider is a party.