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

Chapter VI : Authentication Service Providers

Part 2 : Accreditation

37. Accreditation of authentication products and services


(1) The Accreditation Authority may accredit authentication products and services in support of advanced electronic signatures.


(2) An application for accreditation must—
(a) be made to the Accreditation Authority in the prescribed manner supported by the prescribed information; and
(b) be accompanied by a non-refundable prescribed fee.


(3) A person falsely holding out its products or services to be accredited by the Accreditation Authority is guilty of an offence.