Electronic Signatures Act 2011 (Act No. 7 of 2011)
This makes provision for and regulating the use of electronic signatures and provide for other related matters;
- The Act makes provision for the use of electronic signatures in order to ensure that transactions are carried out in a secure environment.
- It establishes a public key infrastructure for authenticity and security of documents
- Recognizes the different signature creating technologies
- Provides effective administrative structures e.g. establishment of Certification Authorities