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n SA Mercantile Law Journal = SA Tydskrif vir Handelsreg - SMS and e-mail contracts : Jafta v Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife : case comment
The recent decision of the Labour Court in Jafta v Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife ( 10 BLLR 954 (LC)) concerned the following issues :
- Does acceptance of an offer of employment sent by electronic mail (hereafter e-mail) or short message service (SMS) result in a valid contract?
- When is an acceptance of an offer sent by e-mail or SMS received?
- What is an electronic communication?
- Is an SMS an electronic communication?
In this note, I will summarise the facts and the reasoning of the judgment and then make some comments on the implications.
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