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

Chapter IX : Protection of Critical Databases

56. Restrictions on disclosure of information


(1) Information contained in the register provided for in section 54 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 (1) does not apply in respect of information which is disclosed—
(a) to a relevant authority which is investigating 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 for purposes of section 57;
(d) pursuant to sections 1 and 30 of the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000; or
(e) for the purposes of any civil proceedings which relate to the critical data or parts thereof.