Electronic Transactions Bill 2000

Bill No.4

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to facilitate and promote business and community confidence in the use of electronic transactions. The Bill will remove existing legal obstacles to conducting electronic transactions, and put in place default rules for the time and place of sending and receipt of electronic communications. It will allow complex administrative transactions to be delivered online. The Bill also gives legal effect to electronic signatures. The Bill also seeks to encourage industry to develop reliable solutions to e-commerce security issues. It provides guidance to users as to which information security functions are required for certain purposes.

StatusLegislative Council Second Reading 09/06/2000
This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation

Current Bill


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Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 09/06/2000  
First Reading 09/06/2000  
Second Reading 09/06/2000 1 
Second Reading Speech   

1. Explanatory memorandum provided.