Electronic Transactions Bill 2001

Bill No.38

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to provide a regulatory framework for the use of electronic transactions. The Bill seeks, subject to certain exclusions, to allow an electronic communication the same validity as a written communication. The proposed Act also provides rules for determining the time and place of dispatch of electronic documents and the authority of the originator of the electronic communication.

StatusReferred to Standing Committee on Legislation 10/23/2001
This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 08/01/2001  
First Reading 08/01/2001  
Second Reading 08/01/2001  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 10/18/2001  
Third Reading 10/18/2001  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 10/23/2001  
First Reading 10/23/2001  
Second Reading 10/23/2001 1 
Second Reading Speech   

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Referred to Standing Committee on Legislation  10/23/2001 2 

1. Explanatory memorandum provided.
2. To report by December 19 2001