Author : Dykes, van Heerden – ATTORNEYS & CONVEYANCERS NATIONAL CREDIT ACT: INTRODUCTION The National Credit Act (hereinafter referred to as “the NCA”) was passed by Parliament on the 10th of March 2006. The main provisions of the Act came into effect on the 1st of June 2007
To introduce measures to combat organised crime, money laundering and criminal gang activities; to prohibit certain activities relating to racketeering activities; to provide for the prohibition of money laundering and for an obligation to report certain information….
Protection of Constitutional Democracy Against Terrorist and Related Activities Act, 2004 [POCDATARA]
To provide for measures to prevent and combat terrorist and related activities; to provide for an offense of terrorism and other offenses associated or connected with terrorist activities; to provide for Convention offenses; to give effect to international instruments dealing with terrorist and related activities….
In simple terms, the purpose of the PoPI Act is to ensure that all South African institutions conduct themselves in a responsible manner when collecting, processing, storing and sharing another entity’s personal information by holding them accountable should they abuse or compromise your personal information in any way.