Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication-Related Information Amendment Act 21 of 2010
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REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
Vol. 546 Cape Town 3 December 2010 No. 33839
THE PRESIDENCY No. 1157 3 December 2010
It is hereby notified that the President has assented to the following Act, which is hereby published for general information:–
No. 21 of 2010: Regulation of Interception of Communication and Provision of Communication-Related Information Amendment Act, 2010.
2 No. 33839 GOVERNMENT GA/ETTE. 3 DECEMBER 2010
Act No. 21 of 2010 REGULATION OF INTERCEPTION OF COMMUNICATIONS AND PROVISION OF COMMUNICATION-RELATED INFORMATION AMENDMENT
GENERAL EXPLANATORY NOTE:
Words in bold type in square brackets indicate omissions from existing enactments.
Words underlined with a solid line indicale insertions in existing enactments.
(English text signed by the President.) (Assented to I December 2010.)
ACT To amend the Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication-related Information Act, 2002, so as to extend the period within which the information of customers must he recorded and stored; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
pARLIAMENT of the Republic of South Africa enacts, as follows:-
Amendment of section 62 of Act 70 of 2002, as amended hy section 4 of Act 48 of 2008
1. Section 62 of the Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of 5 Communication-related Information Act, 2002, is hereby amended-
(a) by the substitution in subsection (6) for paragraph (a) of the following paragraph:
"(a) Notwithstanding section 40(1), an electronic communication service provider who, prior to the date of commencement of this section, 10 provides a mobile cellular electronic communications service must, [within 18 months from the said date] by 30 June 2011, record and store the information contemplated in section 40(2) in respect of all customers whose 81M-cards are activated on its system, if the infonoation in question has not already been recorded and stored in tenos 15 of section 40."; and
(b) by the substitution in subsection (6) for paragraph (d) of the following paragraph:
"(d) An electronic communication service provider shall not allow service continuation on its electronic communication system in respect 20 of any activated SIM-card if the information referred to in paragraph (b) has not been recorded and stored [at the expiry of the 18-month period contemplated in paragraph (a)] by 30 June 2011.".
2. This Act is called the Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision 25 of Communication-related Information Amendment Act, 2010.