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

Chapter XIV : General Provisions

90. Jurisdiction of courts

 

 

A court in the Republic trying an offence in terms of this Act has jurisdiction where –

a) the offence was committed in the Republic;
b) any act of preparation towards the offence or any part of the offence was committed in the Republic, or where any result of the offence has had an effect in the Republic;
c) the offence was committed by a South African citizen or a person with permanent residence in the Republic or by a person carrying on business in the Republic; or
d) the offence was committed on board any ship or aircraft registered in the Republic or on a voyage or flight to or from the Republic at the time that the offence was committed.