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Cybercrimes

Bill Number: B6-2017
Status
Bill Status
Draft Bill

Draft bill full text

Published on the Department of Justice and Correctional Services website

Year of publication

2015

Publication for comment (draft bill)

Explanatory Summary

Parliamentary Documents
DateTypeTitle
2015-08-27Discussion DocumentCybercrimes Discussion Document, 2015
2017-05-31Briefing PaperCybercrimes and Cybersecurity Amendment Bill [B6-2017]: Department Briefing
2017-09-15SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: ISPA
2017-09-15SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Internet Solutions
2017-09-15SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: IAB South Africa
2017-09-15SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Graeme Douglas Eatwell
2017-09-15SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: FORSA
2017-09-15SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: FIAPF
2017-09-15SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Facebook
2017-09-15SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Engen
2017-09-15SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: DFIRLABS
2017-09-15SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: CBA
2017-09-15SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: CFCR
2017-09-15SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: BASA
2017-09-15SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Deloitte & Touche
2017-09-15SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: All Rise Say No to Cyber Abuse
2017-09-15SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Steven Cohen
2017-09-15SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Bowline
2017-09-19SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: SABRIC
2017-09-19SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: JSE
2017-09-19SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Digital Law
2017-09-19SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: SAHRC
2017-09-19SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Zoelpha Carr
2017-09-19SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: R2K
2017-09-19SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: TBCSA
2017-09-19SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Legal Aid SA
2017-09-19SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Jamie Band
2017-09-20SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Information Governance Consulting
2017-09-20SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: MMA
2017-09-20SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: SACF
2017-09-20SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Strate
2017-09-20SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: MTN
2017-09-20SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: SAFACT
2017-09-20SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: M-Net and MultiChoice
2017-09-20SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Cell C, Telkom and Vodacom
2017-09-20SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: University of Johannesburg
2017-09-20SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Mabasa Matimba Allan
2017-09-20SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Liquid Telecommunications SA
2017-09-20SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Michalsons Attorneys
2017-09-20SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: IM Governance
2017-09-20SubmissionHearings on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Snail Attorneys
2017-11-10Briefing PaperCybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017]: Department Response
2018-11-13Committee ReportReport of the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill [B6-2017], dated 7 November 2018
Further Information
Sabinet Monitoring Articles
News Articles
Cyber Crimes Bill now a matter of urgency: CiscoITWeb2019-03-15
These 3 types of Facebook and WhatsApp messages can now land you in jail in South AfricaMyBroadband2018-12-02
Cyber Crimes Bill inches closer to becoming lawITWeb2018-11-28
National Assembly, NCOP pass raft of billsBizcommunity2018-11-28
You could soon face jail time for sending these 3 types of Facebook or WhatsApp messages in South AfricaBusinessTech2018-11-12
Fake news too hot to handle for Cyber Crimes BillITWeb2018-11-01
Revised cyber crimes Bill irons out sticking pointsITWeb2017-12-12
State policing of social media loomsSAfrica242017-09-15
Cybercrimes and Security in Committee's SpotlightParliament2017-09-14
Justice and Correctional Services Committee Concludes Hearings on Cybercrimes and Security BillParliament2017-09-14
Internet freedom threatened in South AfricaTechCentral2017-09-13
Spooks should not run cybersecurity - R2KNews242017-09-13
Comment on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill extended to 10 August 2017Insurance Gateway2017-08-01
Cyber Crimes and Cyber Security Bill still open to abuseITWeb2017-07-14
SA has 'a long way to go' in tackling cyber threatsBusiness Day2017-07-09
Cybercrimes Bill deadline extendedhtxt.africa2017-07-06
Parliament opens controversial cyber crime Bill to public commentBusinessTech2017-07-05
Bill takes aim at porn and cyberbullyingBusinessDay2017-01-20
Hawks investigator lauds 'brilliant' cybercrime billFin242017-01-20
Cybercrime bill a milestone towards building safer communities, Justice Department saysThe Times2017-01-19
State 'not seeking surveillance' with cybersecurity billPolity.org.za2017-01-19
Controversial cybersecurity bill gets Cabinet approvalFin242016-12-12
Bill threatening journalism in SA to make a returnmedia update2016-11-09
Cyber security Bill has been 'mishandled'ITWeb2016-05-18
SA spooks want to rule internetThe Times2015-12-09
IAB slams Cybercrimes Bill as "excessive limitation to online freedom"htxt2015-12-04
Cybercrimes bill criminalises range of lawful activities - R2KNews242015-12-03
Cybercrime and cybersecurity bill ? stop the ANC government from breaking the Internetmybroadband2015-11-27
The latest on cybercrime and cybersecurity in SAIT-Online2015-10-30
SA's cybersecurity bill raises big concernsTechCentral2015-10-20
Inside SA's cyber-insecurity problemMail & Guardian2015-10-16
Cybercriminals thrive on silenceMail & Guardian2015-09-24
Comment and input sought on draft cyber security billdefenceWeb2015-09-22
New bill to help fight cyber crimeIOL2015-08-31
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