To create offences which have a bearing on cybercrime; to criminalise the
disclosure of data messages which are harmful and to provide for interim
protection orders;

to further regulate jurisdiction in respect of cybercrimes; to further regulate the powers to investigate cybercrimes;

to further regulate aspects relating to mutual assistance in respect of the investigation of cybercrimes;

to provide for the establishment of a designated Point of Contact; to further provide for the proof of certain facts by affidavit;

to impose obligations to report cybercrimes;

to provide for capacity building;

to provide that the Executive may enter into agreements with foreign States to promote measures aimed at the detection, prevention, mitigation and investigation of cybercrimes;

to delete and amend provisions of certain laws; and

to provide for matters connected therewith.

PARLIAMENT of the Republic of South Africa therefore enacts, as follows:—