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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.