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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.