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

Chapter II : Maximising Benefits and Policy Framework

Part 1 : National e-strategy

7. Previously disadvantaged persons and communities


The Minister, in developing the national e-strategy, must provide for ways of maximising the benefits of electronic transactions to historically disadvantaged persons and communities, including, but not limited to—

(a) making facilities and infrastructure available or accessible to such persons and communities to enable the marketing and sale of their goods or services by way of electronic transactions;
(b) providing or securing support services for such facilities and infrastructure to assist with the efficient execution of electronic transactions; and
(c) rendering assistance and advice to such persons and communities on ways to adopt and utilise electronic transactions efficiently.