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

Chapter VI : Authentication Service Providers

Part 1 : Accreditation Authority

36. Powers and duties of Accreditation Authority

 

 

1) The Accreditation Authority may –
a) monitor the conduct, systems and operations of an authentication service provider to ensure its compliance with section 38 and the other obligations of authentication service providers in terms of this Act;
b) temporarily suspend or revoke the accreditation of an authentication product or service; and
c) appoint an independent auditing firm to conduct periodic audits of the authentication service provider to ensure its compliance with section 38 and the other obligations of authentication service providers in terms of this Act.

 

2) The Accreditation Authority must maintain a publicly accessible database in respect of –
a) authentication products or services accredited in terms of section 37;
b) authentication products and services recognised in terms of section 40;
c) revoked accreditations or recognitions; rind
d) such other information as may be prescribed.