ICT-related South African Government Documents

This webpage is a continuous work in progress.  If you do not find something that you are looking for, please let us know.  Also please let us know if you cannot open any of the documents listed.

This page provides access to legislation, including the Constitution, ICT-related Acts of Parliament, relevant repealed legislation and policy documents.  You may access other government documents on these webpages:  Regulations, Pending proceedings, Other useful Government Documents, and High Court decisions


Acts of Parliament

Astronomy Geographic Advantage Act, 2007

Companies Act, 2008

Competition Act, 1998, as amended by -

Broadband InfraCo Act, 2007

Broadcasting Act, 1999, as amended by -

Electronic Communications Act, 2005, as amended by - Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, 2002

Electronic Communications Security Act, 2002

Films and Publications Act, 1996, as amended by -

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act, 2000, as amended by - Infrastructure Development Act, 2014

Intellectual Property Rights from Publicly Financed Research and Development Act, 2008

National Environmental Management Act, 1998, as amended by -
National Environmental Management:  Integrated Coastal Management Act, 2008

National Road Traffic Act, 1996 and Regulations

Promotion of Administrative Justice Act, 2000

Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000

Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013
Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication-related Information Act, 2002, as amended by -

South African National Space Agency Act, 2008
South African Postbank Limited Act, 2010

Space Affairs Act, 1993, as amended by - Technology Innovation Agency Act, 2008
Repealed Legislation

Telecommunications Act, 1996, as amended by -
Independent Broadcasting Authority Act, 1993

Policy Documents

e-Commerce Green Paper, 2000