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

Accreditation Regulations

Chapter III : Requirements for certification service providers

18. Requirements prior to cessation of business


(1) A certification service provider must, prior to ceasing to act as such, comply with the requirements of the Act, these regulations and any guidelines or directives issued by the South African Accreditation Authority.


(2) Subject to the provisions of the relevant subscriber's agreement or the common law, a certification service provider who fails to comply with this regulation is liable for any damage or loss suffered by subscribers or relying parties as a result of such non-compliance.