ACTION Submissions

ACTION Submissions

SUBMISSIONS ON THE DRAFT PROVISIONS OF THE ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS AND CYBERCRIME BILL 2017

13 September 2017

The Access to Information Namibia (ACTION) Coalition is an umbrella under which a range of
civil society and media organisations are gathered to implement a holistic campaign about
transparency and accountability, with the development, adoption and effective implementation of
a comprehensive legal framework in Namibia that guarantees citizens the right of access to
information in all its dimensions.

DRAFT PROVISIONS OF THE ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS AND CYBERCRIME BILL (2017)

June 2017

At the time of writing this brief, indications were that the Namibian government, by way of
the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT), was intent on
promulgating the Electronic Transactions and Cybercrime Bill into law by the end of the
third quarter of 2017. Urgency in this regard appears to have been an overriding driver
behind the Bill’s formulation.

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