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

Accreditation Regulations

Chapter I : Administration

4. Database


The database contemplated in section 36(2) of the Act must contain the following information:

(a) Particulars of each authentication service provider whose authentication products or services have been accredited, as follows:
(i) The name and, where applicable, registration details of the authentication service provider;
(ii) The names and a technical description of the accredited authentication products and services by type and class;
(iii) The business address, telephone number, website address, e-mail address and facsimile number of the authentication service provider;
(iv) The identification number and website location of the repository of the authentication service provider;
(b) A description of the accreditation processes and requirements, functions and services offered by the South African Accreditation Authority;
(c) The complaints procedures for subscribers to accredited authentication products and services;
(d) Suspended and self-terminated accreditations and recognitions; and
(e) The contact particulars of the South African Accreditation Authority.