To provide for the facilitation and regulation of electronic communications and transactions; to provide for the development of a national e-strategy for the Republic; to promote universal access to electronic communications and transactions and the use of electronic transactions by SMMEs; to provide for human resource development in electronic transactions; to prevent abuse of information systems; to encourage the use of e-government services; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
Last update: November 2016
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The Electronic Communications Act, 2005 (Act No. 36 of 2005), has been amended by the addition of ICASA Code of Conduct for Premium Rated Services, Notice No. 1376, Government Gazette 40402, dated 4 November 2016.
The Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, 2002 has been updated with Accreditation Regulations in Government Gazette No. 29995 dated 20 June 2007.
The Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, 2002 (Act No. 25 of 2002) has been amended by Cryptography Regulations, Government Gazette 28594, Notice No. R. 216, dated 10 March 2006.
The Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, 2002 (Act 25 of 2002) has been added to the site as gazetted in GG 23708 dated 2 August 2002.