Higher postgraduate course, second semester.

Fifty contact hours, two double lectures per week or two intense weeks of teaching.
30 NQF credits at NQF level 9

Convener: Professor C Ncube

Course entry requirements: See Rules for LLM and MPhil Degrees.

Objective: The course aims to provide an in-depth overview of relevant laws that regulate electronic

Course outline:
1. Relevant international, regional and domestic sources of the law regulating electronic transactions
2. Electronic transacting and the doctrine of functional equivalence
3. Electronic contracts and payment methods
4. Consumer protection
5. Privacy
6. Electronic crime
7. Standards
8. ISPs and their liability
9. Online dispute resolution
10. Taxing electronic commerce

DP requirements: None

Assessment: Coursework 40% Examination 60%