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;

  1. The Act makes provision for the use of electronic signatures in order to ensure that transactions are carried out in a secure environment.
  2. It establishes a public key infrastructure for authenticity and security of documents
  3. Recognizes the different signature creating technologies
  4. Provides effective administrative structures e.g. establishment of Certification Authorities

 

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