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Court finds registered digital communication carries same weight as its traditional predecessor

Two ground-breaking judgements in the Randburg Magistrates Court have afforded digital registered communication the same status as conventional registered post in cases that tested provisions in the Magistrates Court Amendment Act 19 of 2010 and the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002 (the ECT Act). Both judgements related to Section 129 final demands for payment on defaulted…