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

Chapter X : Domain Name Authority and Administration

Part 1 : Establishment and incorporation of .za domain name authority

60. Incorporation of Authority


(1) The Minister must, within 12 months of the date of commencement of this Act, take all steps necessary for the incorporation of the Authority as a company contemplated in section 21(1) of the Companies Act, 1973 (Act No. 61 of 1973).


(2) All citizens and permanent residents of the Republic are eligible for membership of the Authority and must be registered as members upon application and on payment of a nominal fee to cover the cost of registration of membership and without having to comply with any formality.


(3) For the purpose of the incorporation of the Authority a person representing the Minister and the members of Namespace ZA as at the date of application for incorporation must be deemed to be members of the Authority.