Unofficial Translation

B.E. 2550 (2007)

Given on the 10th of June B.E. 2550;
Being the 62nd Year of the Present Reign.
His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej is graciously pleased to proclaim that:
Whereas it is expedient to have the law on computer related crime;

Be it, therefore, enacted by the King, by and with the advice and consent of the
National Legislation Assembly, as follows:
Section 1


This Act shall be called the “Computer-Related Crime Act B.E. 2550.”

Section 2 This Act shall come into force after thirty days as from the date of its
publication in the Government Gazette.
Section 3

In this Act:

“computer system” means any device or a group of interconnected or related
devices, one or more of which pursuant to a program or instruction or anything else,
performs automatic processing of data.
“computer data” means information, messages and concepts or instruction, a
program or anything else in a form suitable for processing in a computer system and shall
include electronic data under the law on electronic transaction.

“traffic data” means any data relating to communication by means of a computer
system, indicating the communication’s origin, destination, route, time, date, size, duration,
type of underlying service, or other information relating to communication of such a
computer system.
“service provider” means:

a person who, either in his own name or in the name or for the benefit of
another person, provides to other persons with access to the internet or the ability to
communicate by other means through a computer system.


a person who stores computer data for the benefit of other persons.

Government Gazette, Volume 124 / Part 27 Gor / Page 4 / 18 June B.E. 2550 (A.D.2007).


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