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Library - Research Data Management (RDM): RDM Policies and Legislature

Open Data should not violate the law

Below are a list of laws not to be violated:
qThe Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996
qThe promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (PAIA)
qThe Protection of Personal Information Act, No 4 of 2013 (POPI)
qElectronic Communications and Transactions Act, 2002 (ECTA)
qNational Health Act, 2004 (NHA)
qThe relevant South African intellectual property laws
qTrade Marks Act, the South African Copyright Act, the Patents Act, the Designs Act, and the Plant Breeders’ Rights Act.
qThe NRF Open Access Statement as an enabler of data sharing
qResearch Ethics Committees of Universities