Electronic Law

Cybercrime and Information Security Law

This course deals with the Cybercrime Bill as well as existing legislative tools to deal with cybercrime. The course includes Dominic Cull of www.ellipsis.com as a guest lecturer and it run by the University of Cape Town's Law@work

For more information see the course brochure here and the law@work online registration form here. 

Protection of Personal Information Act published

The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) No. 4 of 2013 has finanally been published in the Government Gazette. This means that the POPI is now an Act of Parliament (and so a law of South Africa) but no commencement date has been published yet. The commencement date is a short notice in the Government Gazette as which is signed by the President of South Africa. In terms of s114 of POPI all companies will have 1 year after the commencement date to ensure that they comply with the requirements of POPI.

 

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